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Rossford fire chief to retire after Facebook comment

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Rossford's fire chief will retire at the end of next month. Chief Jim Verbosky tells 13abc that administrators received a complaint about him after he sent an inappropriate comment on a computer to an employee.

City leaders investigated and determined he demonstrated poor judgment, but his actions didn't pose a threat to the city or residents.

Rossford's mayor says Verbosky sent an inappropriate Facebook message to a female firefighter.

The chief was given the option of resigning or retiring or potentially being fired.

Verbosky says the whole thing is a misunderstanding and calls it an unfortunate situation.

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