fire chief en Council Praises Interim Fire Chief <p><span class="article-content"><span>It&#39;s been two months since Lexington Mayor Jim Gray relieved Bob Hendricks of his duties as fire chief, citing an inability to manage firefighter overtime and the division&#39;s budget. A current member of the fire department, Keith Jackson, was named the interim chief. Lexington Public Safety Commissioner Clay Mason says he&#39;s been closely monitoring the fire department&#39;s transition.</span></span> Wed, 11 May 2011 20:23:32 +0000 Brenna Angel, Kentucky Public Radio 3477 at LEX Fire Chief wants 2nd Pension <p><span class="article-content"><span>Lexington Fire Chief Bob Hendricks says he has a total and permanent occupational disability. His request for a disability retirement came before the Police and Fire Pension Board Wednesday morning, while the embattled chief remains on paid leave. Hendricks was asked resign from his post two months ago amid overtime and budget problems within the Division of Fire. He refused to step down.</span></span> Wed, 11 May 2011 20:19:01 +0000 Brenna Angel, Kentucky Public Radio 3475 at