On August 31, 2016, the Smith County Sheriff’s Office of Professional Responsibility Investigator completed and closed the internal investigation of Assistant Fire Marshal Oren Hale, which had been requested by the Smith County Fire Marshal’s Office. Prior to the conclusion of the investigation, on August 24, 2016, Assistant Fire Marshal Oren Hale tendered his resignation to Fire Marshal Connie Wasson.
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