"That's not the person that I would know that would do something like that. Something else had to set it off," Beverly Council President Robert Bancroft told 6ABC.

Baldinger, who was being held at the Burlington County Jail on $100,000 bail,  is listed as a lieutenant at Independent Fire Co., one of three volunteer companies comprising the Burlington Township Fire Department. He is also a 20-year member of the Beverly-Edgewater Park Emergency Squad, according to the Burlington County Times.