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NJ Deputy Fire Chief Suspended After DWI Crash in NY

New Jersey Montvale

The Bergen County fire chief arrested Saturday in Rockland County, New York, following a DWI crash, has been suspended.

According to authorities, on Saturday evening, Montvale Deputy Fire Chief Chuck Lydon was driving a fire department vehicle in New York when he crashed into a tree.

Preliminary reports states Lydon’s blood alcohol content was .18 - more than twice the legal limit.

Officials today confirmed that Lydon has been suspended until further notice.

There were no injuries reported in the crash.