Missing Cal Fire Battalion Chief Now Fired

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Image of Orville Fleming
Courtesy: Sacramento County Sheriffs


A Cal Fire Battalion Chief missing nearly a week after the gruesome death of his girlfriend has been fired.

The agency says Orville Fleming has been “separated from state service” on a technicality. He has not shown up for work for five consecutive days, and is considered abandoning his job.

There is a manhunt to find Fleming. His girlfriend, Sarah Douglas, was found brutally killed in their home last week.

WATCH: Douglas’ Sister Recalls Last Phone Call, Heard Brutal Attack 

Sacramento County Sheriff’s investigators have released details about Fleming in hopes of tracking him down. Including his contact with escorts who may be helping his escape, his previous changes in appearance, and how he frequents the Yosemite Valley and Santa Cruz Mountains.

UPDATE: Cal Fire Suspect Known to Change Appearance, Carry Guns and Cal Fire Gate Keys

DETAILS: Investigators Reveal Suspect’s Past with Escorts, Sex Tape at Cal Fire Station

WATCH: Friends and Family Gather to Remember Sarah Douglas, Cal Fire Battalion Chief Still Missing

READ: Cal Fire Battalion Chief Suspected in Homicide, Victim’s Family Describe his Demeanor

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