An awful and unbelievable theft by someone that has left many shocked has taken place from a fire station.
Between 19th and 21st April, Meltham Fire Station in West Yorkshire was been broken into and equipment stolen from an fire appliance (a Fire Engine).
Life-saving fire equipment worth £21,000 has been stolen from lockers on the fire engine at the retained fire Station.
Thieves struck sometime between 3pm on Tuesday and 7.30am on Wednesday at the station in Holmfirth Road, Meltham.
Equipment that is vital for Firefighters when rescuing people, has been stolen. It's used to cut people free when trapped. Other items stolen include a thermal imaging camera.
Deputy chief fire officer Dave Walton, of West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service, tweeted: “Please help us to find the people who have stolen this vital life-saving equipment.”
If you have any information about this theft, please call the Police on 101.