Damning claims against Bradley County fire chief have gone unheard for more than a year

No hearing yet for Maney a year after complaint of falsified certifications

More than a year after a complaint that Bradley County's fire chief was involved in falsifying his certifications, Tennessee's Firefighting Personnel Standards and Education Commission still hasn't held a hearing on the charge.

The fire commission is holding its quarterly business meeting Tuesday and Wednesday in Gatlinburg, but the complaint against Fire Chief Troy Maney isn't on its agenda.

Kevin Walters, spokesman for the Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance, confirmed via email that Maney hasn't been served with the required 30 days' notice of a hearing.

"We will provide an update when we can," Walters said.

The complaint against Maney, filed April 18, 2015, alleged Maney received certification for fire instructor testing that took place April 7, 2015, in La Vergne, Tenn., according to Times Free Press archives. The complaint was signed by battalion commanders Myron Hawkins and Donald Tankersley and Capt.