Firefighters close to Atlanta think their personalized autos are becoming targeted by thieves even though they are away fighting fires and responding to emergencies.
Wayne Hines of the Fulton County Skilled Firefighters’ Union said the autos, parked at fire stations just southwest of Atlanta, are “just open, effortless targets.”
Police explained thieves have forced car locks open and smashed windows.
WSB-Television reported that thieves struck Station 5 on Bethsaida Road a couple of days in the past, when firefighters were out on a get in touch with for 3 hours.
In November, burglars broke into practically a dozen autos parked outdoors Station 5 Station one on Welcome All Street and Station 6 on Buffington Street.
Fulton County Fire Chief Larry Handful of advised WSB-Television that he’s functioning with police and attempting to improve protection outside the fire stations.
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