Firefighter Arrested On Child Sex Abuse Charges

WEATHERFORD (CBSDFW.COM) – A former Fort Worth and current Parker County firefighter has been arrested on charges of child sexual abuse.

Richard Frederick Adams is being held in a Parker County jail on $150,000 bond.

The jail website lists two counts of sex abuse of a child continuous – victim under 14.

Investigators tell CBS 11 that that the victims are two relatives.

Child Protective Services got involved in the case after the girls told investigators about the alleged assault.

Source: Parker County Jail

Photo: Parker County Jail

A website for a Parker County fire district that covers Hudson Oaks lists Adams as a firefighter and identifies him as a former firefighter from Fort Worth.

Hudson Oaks Fire Rescue Chief Pat English says Adams has been suspended pending an investigation.

Parker County Sheriff”s Deputy Danie Huffman tells CBS 11 News Adams was arrested on a warrant on Monday.

She does not know how many victims might be involved.

This is a developing story.  Stay with CBS 11 News and for the latest updates.

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