LA County Assistant Chief Filmed Drinking On Lunch Break

An LA County Fire official is facing some tough questions following a “gotchya” undercover surveillance team filmed him drinking on his lunch break. The man, identified as Assistant Chief Vic Mesrobian, appears to actually be a civilian employee in charge of the department’s information management program.

Dave Statter has more details, and here is the “gotchya” news piece.


About Curt Varone

Curt Varone has over 40 years of fire service experience and 30 as a practicing attorney licensed in both Rhode Island and Maine. His background includes 29 years as a career firefighter in Providence (retiring as a Deputy Assistant Chief), as well as volunteer and paid on call experience. He is the author of two books: Legal Considerations for Fire and Emergency Services, (2006, 2nd ed. 2011, 3rd ed. 2014) and Fire Officer's Legal Handbook (2007), and is a contributing editor for Firehouse Magazine writing the Fire Law column.

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