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Clarkton Fire Dept. being investigated for allegations of financial improprieties

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CLARKTON, NC (WECT) –The State Bureau of Investigation, the Department of Insurance and the Bladen County Sheriff's Office are investigating the Clarkton Fire Department in regards to a possible wrongdoing, according to Cpt. Hester with the sheriff's office.

The sheriff's office, along with the aforementioned agencies and the Elizabethtown and White Lake police departments, served and executed a sealed search warrant Tuesday at the Clarkton Fire Department, in response to allegations of financial improprieties.

One of the Elizabethtown Fire Department's trucks was in Clarkton while the warrant was being executed to provide fire protection.

The investigation is still underway.

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