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Moorhead, fire chief reach exit deal

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The city of Moorhead and its embattled fire chief, Joel Hewitt, appear to have reached an agreement that will make clear the chief's future with the city.


The city announced in an e-mail sent out Monday evening that the City Council will hold a special meeting Thursday evening to consider a proposed "settlement and release agreement" between the city and Hewitt.

Messages left Monday for city Manager Michael Redlinger and Hewitt were not returned as of late Monday.

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