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Southern Indiana fire chief arrested for allegedly shoving police officer

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Indiana State Police arrested Cannelton Fire Chief Christopher Herzog for allegedly shoving a Cannelton Police officer.

It all reportedly happened while both departments were responding to a house fire on Knight Street in Cannelton on Tuesday.

Authorities say officer Ryen Foertsch tried to break a window to clear the home when the chief pushed him hard several times. Herzog then reportedly started yelling and cursing at the officer.

ISP responded and later arrested the 51-year-old. He's charged with Battery Against a Public Safety Official.

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