Rochester hearthplace captain accused of forcing firefighters to wait racist birthday birthday celebration retires

One of the firefighters is suing Rochester for $four million.

A captain of the Rochester Fire Department who become accused of taking firefighters to a celebration full of racist tropes has retired.

Following an research via way of means of the City of Rochester, Capt. Jeffrey Krywy become compelled to depart the branch via way of means of the city, Mayor Malik Evans introduced Tuesday, in step with ABC News Rochester associate WHAM.

“As of Monday, he has selected to retire earlier than termination complaints begin,” Evans stated in a assertion to WHAM.

Last week, Jerrod Jones sued the City of Rochester and Rochester Fire Department, accusing Krywy of forcing him and different firefighters to wait a personal birthday birthday celebration on July 7.

According to the lawsuit, Jones stated that once he arrived on the birthday birthday celebration, he noticed a big cut-out of former President Donald Trump and buckets of Kentucky Fried Chicken subsequent to Juneteenth flags.

Jones alleged that the Mary Znidarsic-Nicosia, who owned the house in which the birthday birthday celebration become being held, approached him and requested if he desired to take domestic the fried chicken.

He additionally claims that there has been an entertainer on the birthday birthday celebration impersonating Democratic Monroe County Legislator Rachel Barnhart and there has been a senior member of the Rochester Police officer on the birthday birthday celebration.

Nate McMurray, Jones’ lawyer, took to Twitter on Tuesday, criticizing the incident, announcing that an unbiased research hasn’t came about yet.

McMurray additionally criticized Krywy’s retirement due to the fact he possibly retired together along with his complete pension.

McMurray did now no longer reply to a request for remark from ABC News.

Jones stated that he informed performing Battalion Chief George Smith approximately the incident and Krywy’s involvement and become informed it’d be seemed into however become assigned to paintings with Krywy at some stage in his following shift, courtroom docket files show.

Jones claimed he’s struggling emotional distress, fears that he may be retaliated towards via way of means of Krywy and others and is presently on go away from the RFD, in step with the lawsuit.

He is suing for $four million in damages.