Excerpts from the Northwestherald.com:

Ken Caudle resigned as Huntley Fire Protection District chief before being placed on administrative leave in his new position.

The Huntley Fire Protection District board accepted Caudle’s resignation as chief at Tuesday night’s special meeting after discussing the situation in closed session, according to a district news release, but officials did not explain what led to Caudle stepping down.

In accordance with state law, Caudle was returned to the rank of battalion chief and placed on administrative leave. The reason for him being placed on leave and the length of his leave were not immediately clear.

Deputy Chief Scott Ravagnie was appointed as the acting fire chief.

Caudle, who has been with the district since 1998 and served as chief for five years, declined to comment other than to confirm that his resignation was discussed in Tuesday’s closed session.

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