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Kingfisher Fire Chief Appeals Firing

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Randy Poindexter was fired last month by Kingfisher's City Manager. Poindexter's Attorney Matt Smith says the city trumped up bogus complaints. Randy Poindexter was fired last month by Kingfisher's City Manager. Poindexter's Attorney Matt Smith says the city trumped up bogus complaints.
KINGFISHER, Oklahoma -

Kingfisher's former fire chief is fighting to get his job back, and his attorney came out swinging on Wednesday. 

Randy Poindexter was fired last month by Kingfisher's City Manager. Poindexter's Attorney Matt Smith says the city trumped up bogus complaints. 

Smith filed an appeal Wednesday with the city's board of commissioners it will have to act on in the next several weeks. 

"Has this man been smeared," asked News 9 reported Steve Shaw.

"The consummate smear," Smith said. "This man is a hero." 

Kingfisher City Manager Dave Slezickey tells News 9 it is a personnel issue that he can't talk publicly about.

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