MASON CITY, Iowa — A city official says Mason City’s fire chief has quit his post.

Interim City Administrator Kevin Jacobson confirmed Wednesday that Chief Al Dyer Jr.’s resignation letter had been submitted to the city. Jacobson and Mayor Eric Bookmeyer declined to say why Dyer had stepped down. Dyer had been put on administrative leave Nov. 2 for reasons that have not been disclosed either. He’s declined to comment.

Dyer began work as chief in October 2016, coming from Lincoln Park, Michigan, where he had served for 22 years, including two years as chief.

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