OLD ORCHARD BEACH, ME (WOFL FOX 35) - A former local fire chief has been arrested for arson. Ricky Plummer, who was once the fire chief in Cocoa, is accused of a starting a fire in Maine.
Plummer is the fire chief in Old Orchard Beach, Maine. He is accused of starting a fire there that grew to over 40 acres in April.
Investigators are searching the fire station computers, Plummer's car, and his phone to make sure he isn't connected to any fires in the central Florida area or anywhere else where he has served as fire chief.
Plummer has been relieved of his fire chief duties and is now on administrative leave.