Update : $700 reward offered in fire station burglary case

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Blue Ridge, Ga. – Two anonymous donors have stepped forward to up the reward being offered for information leading to the conviction of the person(s) involved in the burglary of Fannin County Fire Station No. 6.

According to Fannin County Fire Chief Larry Thomas these donors stepped up to help shortly after news was released of the theft. The total reward being offered is now $700.

“I’m very grateful for these donors,” Thomas said of the increase in reward money and added, “I’m also very thankful for the response from the community in helping to get the word out.”

If you have any information regarding the burglary please contact the Fannin County Sheriff’s Office at 706-632-2044 or email tips@fanninsheriffga.us

Original Story

The Fannin County Sheriff’s Office (FCSO) is asking for public assistance to locate the individual or individuals responsible for a burglary at Fannin County Fire Station No. 6.

FCSO published a post to Facebook offering a $500 reward for any information that leads to the conviction of the person(s) involved.

Original Post by FCSO :

A $500.00 reward is being offered for information leading to the identification, arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for a recent burglary at Fannin County Fire Station No. 6. The fire station is located at 4793 Highway 2, Epworth, GA.

This incident took place between May 19 – May 20, 2020. Items stolen include a Stihl chainsaw, Red EMS jump bag, Dewalt pressure washer, Rigid Sawzall, and 100 ft. extension cord.

Anyone with information is urged to call the Fannin County Sheriff’s Office at 706-632-2044. Tips may also be submitted to: tips@fanninsheriffga.us

Many of the items that were stolen had been purchased through donations to the Fannin County Volunteer Fire Department.

“It’s just really disappointing,” Fannin County Fire Chief Larry Thomas spoke of the theft adding, “Some the tools taken are tools that we depend on in emergency situations where every minute counts.”

If you have any information regarding the burglary please contact the Fannin County Sheriff’s Office at 706-632-2044 or email tips@fanninsheriffga.us

 

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Natalie Kissel

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