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Sentencing for former fire chief delayed

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LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A former fire chief will get a few more weeks of freedom before he heads off to prison.

Paul Barth's sentencing was originally set for Thursday, but was pushed back until November.

The former McMahan fire chief admitted to taking $198,277 in donations given to the Crusade for Children in June 2012.

[Previous story: Barth enters guilty plea to federal embezzlement charges]

He agreed to pay back the money given to help kids in need.

Barth agreed to serve 41 months in prison.

An exact sentencing date for Barth has not been set.

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