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Burglars Steal Miss. Fire Truck, Fire Equipment

Police are still seeking information on who broke into the fire station and made off with a brush truck and portable tools

By WREG

DeSoto County Fire is asking for the public’s help in tracking down a fire truck and other equipment that was recently stolen.

DCFD said sometime between ‪Thursday night and ‪Friday night, the Alphaba, Cockrum, & Ingrams Mill (ACI) Fire Department Station located ‪4700 block of Red Banks Road South was burglarized.

They said a fire truck was stolen along with various hand tools, a generator, chain saw, and battery powered tools. DCFD said it is “very important” for them to get their fire truck back for the firefighters

DCFD said they are asking the public please be on the look out for the following:

  • Brush Fire truck- A single cab white ford pickup with a flat bed…that includes a brush firefighting skid unit and water tank.
  • Generator: Honda EU2000 with a fixed utility light.
  • Battery Tool: Milwaukee battery powered tools. (Sawzall, Chain saw, light)
  • Gas Chain Saw: Poulan Chain Saw
  • Tool Box: Various Hand tools

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