Spring Hill fire chief fired for ‘poor record keeping’ | SpringHill Homepage

Longtime Spring Hill Fire Chief Terry Hood was fired by the City of Spring Hill on Tuesday following what the city called “poor record keeping resulting in potential liability to the city.”

Both the city and the SHFD released the following statement on their social media pages at 9:42 p.m. and did not provide any additional context for Hood’s dismissal. Comments on both posts have been restricted.

The statement said: “Statement from City Administrator Pam Caskie:

Spring Hill’s veteran fire chief, Terry Hood, was relieved of his duties on Tuesday due to poor recordkeeping, which could result in liability to the city.
We appreciate his excellent service. The Spring Hill Fire Department benefited immensely under his leadership.

Deputy Chief Kevin Glenn has been named Acting Chief.”

Hood made his own Facebook post at 7:42 p.m., which reads in full:

“Good evening, I have been debating and praying to post anything. I feel like I need to share. Today at 2 p.m. I was fired by the City of Spring Hill!! I will not be going into the details, just to let everyone know. Thank you to each and every one of you for your support over the past 8 1/2 years!!! Please continue to love the Spring Hill Fire Department , they’re awesome guys and deserve your support! God has a plan for my next chapter and we’ll my schedule is open if you need anything! God bless you!”

Hood’s post was flooded with comments of support and disbelief from friends and community members.

Some members of the community publicly shared the city’s post with comments expressing concern over Hood’s dismissal.

As of 11 p.m. Tuesday, no further information was immediately available, but this story will be updated.

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