The California City Fire Department Chief has been released from his position with the department, the city's interim City Manager said Monday.
Interim City Manager Bob Stockwell confirmed to 23ABC that Justin Vincent is no longer the Chief and was released as a probationary employee.
Stockwell said Vincent was released before his probationary period ended. Such termination can be carried out without any statement of specific cause, Stockwell added.
Vincent's release was a personnel matter, Stockwell said.
According to his LinkedIn account, Vincent had served as the Department's Chief for just 8 months.
No other information was immediately available.