Published on Friday, April 22nd, 2016 at 8:45 pm.

Unbelievable Theft of Vital Life Saving Equipment Stolen from Fire Station


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.

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