Man charged, accused of posing as public servant with fire department

Firefighters (SBG San Antonio)

SAN ANTONIO -- A man who is accused of posing as a public servant with the fire department is now behind bars.

Fire marshals arrested Christopher Anthony Ruiz. According to an arrest affidavit, Ruiz was a member of the Ata-Bexar Volunteer Fire Department last year but was asked to leave.

The report states he would regularly respond to calls for fires in a Crown Victoria with flashing lights and would identify himself as being with the Ata-Bexar Department, or Wilson County Fire Department.

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