Skip to main content

NJ Deputy Fire Chief Suspended After DWI Crash in NY

By kcora on
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.