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Huntington firefighter arrested

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A Huntington firefighter was placed on administrative leave after he was arrested on charges of aggravated DUI and possession of a controlled substance. 

Shane Patrick Masters, 42, a 10 year veteran of Huntington Fire Department was incarcerated at the Western Regional Jail in Barboursville on January 14.

He is being held on a $5,000 dollar bond.

According to a Huntington Police Department report, officers were called to the 400 block of Devon Road in Westmoreland.  The report says several calls were set to 9-1-1 following several hit-and-run incidents involving at least two vehicles and a fence.

Police say Masters had a blood alcohol level of more than .150 and 91 pieces of 2mg Xanax in his possession. Masters faces three misdemeanors charges including aggravated DUI, possession of a controlled substance and destruction/injury to property.