SC fire captain fired over Black Lives Matter Facebook post

- A South Carolina fire captain is off the job after being fired for a post he made to social media.

WACH-TV reported that Columbia Fire Captain Jimmy Morris lost his job over a post to Facebook regarding a Black Lives/All Lives protest that took place Sunday night.

In his post, Morris implied he was going to run over protesters that were blocking a portion of I-126.

Morris was terminated on Monday.

Columbia Fire Chief Aubrey Jenkins released a statement Monday saying “the Columbia Fire Department will not condone or tolerate this type of behavior.”

City Manager Teresea Wilson also released a statement saying she supported Jenkins’ decision.

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