San Antonio firefighter arrested on domestic violence charge


SAN ANTONIO – Dennis Parks, 48, a firefighter with the San Antonio Fire Department, was arrested Thursday on charges of domestic violence.

According to the San Antonio Police Department, a disturbance between Parks and his wife escalated into an assault.

When officers arrived they saw facial injuries on Parks' wife, who refused medical treatment.

The couple was taken to police headquarters to be interviewed, where Parks was subsequently arrested.

Statement from the San Antonio Fire Department:

"The SAFD is aware of the arrest in the case involving Dennis Parks. Pursuant to San Antonio Fire Department policy, Mr. Parks’ will immediately be placed on administrative detail pending the outcome of his criminal case. The SAFD has a zero tolerance stance with regards to any form of domestic violence. This behavior by any of our personnel will not be tolerated."

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