A Pennsylvania fire chief has been removed from office following his arrest last night. Chief Aaron Powell, 46, of the Versailles Volunteer Fire Company, was charged with public lewdness and corruption of a minor after he was caught with a 17-year old girl engaging in sexual activities.
The fire company’s Facebook page had the following post:
In light of the recent allegations the Versailles Volunteer Fire Company must inform you as of this morning said fire chief who was been accused of illegal actions was removed from office and is no longer affiliated with the department. The assistant chief will take over until the new year. In no way does the recent events reflect what the Versailles Fire Company and its members stand for. Any actions by any member out side of the company has nothing to do with the operations of the company. We will be moving forward and continue to serve the Boro of Versailles and surrounding communities.