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Spokane firefighter charged after fighting with WSP troopers

SPOKANE, Wash. - The Stevens county prosecutor Tim Rasmussen says that his office has filed charges against Spokane firefighter Todd Chism with two counts of 3rd degree assault, one count of resisting arrest, and one count of physical control, which means they think he was drunk behind the wheel but the vehicle wasn't on the road.

A summons will most likely go out on Monday. This all stems from Washington state patrol troopers reporting they found Chism trying to drive his truck out of a ditch along highway 291 in Stevens county. Troopers used a stun gun on Chism. Chism reportedly fought back, and during the confrontation, he and two troopers were injured.
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