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UPDATE: Firefighters allegedly took pictures of young girls

Firefighters charged with child exploitation are accused of taking pictures of teenage girls posing in their underwear at the Bayside Park Volunteer Fire Department, authorities said.

Clarence “Zeke” Hall, 35, of Waveland, and Vincent Reiber, 25, of Bayside Park, face one count each of child exploitation.

Reiber was arrested Saturday. Hall surrendered to authorities Tuesday. Both have been terminated from the fire department.

The photographs were taken by camera phone and digital cameras at the fire station following a fundraising event, said Hancock County Sheriff’s Department spokesman Matthew Carver.

The girls, aged 16 to 14, lived nearby and were visiting the station Memorial Day weekend when the pictures were taken, he said.

Read the story in Thursday's Sun Herald.

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