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Thief Plows Through Volunteer Fire Station Door Stealing Rig, Gear

Police are still seeking leads on who attacked the volunteer fire department

By Adam Robinson, KRCR

On Tuesday between 3-6 p.m., CAL FIRE/Butte County Fire Department officials say a break-in occurred at Butte County Volunteer Fire Station #60 in Brush Creek.

Firefighters say a fire truck with miscellaneous fire equipment was then driven through the large door of the station, causing major damage.

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The firetruck was later found abandoned in a field in the Kelly Ridge area with minor to moderate damage.

“It’s absolutely pathetic that someone would attack a volunteer fire station, especially one in a community that has endured so much tragedy. I am confident that Butte County Sheriff’s Office will bring the individual(s) to justice,” said Butte County Fire Chief John Messina.

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