Fayette County fire station burglarized, department says

Fayette County fire station burglarized, department says
Hickory Withe Fire Department (Hickory Withe Fire Department)

FAYETTE COUNTY, Tenn. — Fayette County Fire Station 14 was broken into over the weekend.

According to a Facebook post from the Hickory Withe Fire Department, the exterior of the building was damaged, as well as a recently renovated training room.

Fire department equipment was taken.

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In the post, the fire department said, “The 3 primary goals of a fire dept is 1) life safety 2) protecting property and 3) environmental conservation..... the actions of these criminals directly affect all 3 by taking the tools and resources needed to perform our job.”

The crime is being investigated by the Fayette County Sheriffs Office and Fayette County Fire Dept.

If you have any information about the break-in, please contact the Fayette County Sheriffs Office at 901-465-3456or the Fayette County Fire Department at 901-466-7130.