Tag Archives: Country Club Hills Fire Department

Illinois Lieutenant Claims Arson Charges Were Fabricated

A black Illinois fire lieutenant who was acquitted of arson charges last year for a 2015 fire has filed suit in US District Court alleging that state and local investigators fabricated evidence and tried to frame him. Lt. Samuel Wilson of the Country Club Hills Fire Department was charged with setting fire to a sports bar in Sauk Village.

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Illinois Firefighter Suspended After Making Sexual Harassment Complaint

An Illinois firefighter who was already suing her fire department for sexual harassment was suspended last week after she filed additional harassment allegations. Country Club Hills firefighter Dena Lewis-Bystrzycki was suspended after she spoke with reporters about updated pleadings filed in her ongoing sexual harassment suit against the city.

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