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Theft and bullying claims probed
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The trio face allegations of racial harrassment, bullying and theft
Three Wiltshire firefighters who have been suspended from duty face separate allegations of racial harassment, bullying and theft.

The three retained officers, based at Marlborough, are the subject of an internal disciplinary investigation.

Deputy chief fire officer Eugene Johnson said police were investigating the theft allegation.

He added that their response to fires and other emergencies in the area would not be affected.

"I have scrutinised the current staffing levels at Marlborough and I am quite satisfied that our ability to respond to emergencies and other major incidents in and around the town is, and will remain, unaffected by these suspensions," he said.

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