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FIRE COMMISSIONER ATTACKED AT HIS HOME

FIRE COMMISSIONER ATTACKED AT HIS HOME

Authorities say Springfield's fire commissioner is recovering after being attacked by a disgruntled former employee.

 

The alleged attack happened Tuesday evening at Commissioner Joseph Conant's home. The suspect fled the scene before authorities arrived.

 

Conant was taken to a hospital, where he was treated and released. Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno says the commissioner is ``in good health and in good spirits.''

 

It's unclear what led to the alleged attack.

 

Police say the investigation is ongoing.

 

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