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Fire Hose Refrigerator Swiped From New Ringgold Fire Company

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** UPDATE: State Police inform us that the actor and vehicle have been identified in this case. **

State Police continue investigating an alleged theft of a large stainless steel refrigerator from the New Ringgold Community Fire Co. earlier this week.

According to information provided by the Frackville barracks, a pickup truck with a bad paint job drove up to the hosey in New Ringgold on April 16.

Here’s a look at the truck:

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(Photos: PA State Police)

We blew up the photo to get a better look at it:

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From there, someone in the truck swiped a large stainless steel refrigerator unit from the fire department. The fridge contained a pair of 100-foot fire hoses.

Police say the pickup truck used in the heist also contained some type of blue container on the tailgate.

If you know anything about this incident, contact State Police at Frackville.


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    April 20, 2020 at 11:18 am

    Fire house or fire hose ?? I’m an old FF. And unless this is a new way of keeping the fire hose from spoiling ??

    • admin

      April 20, 2020 at 11:26 am

      Ya know … we wondered the same thing but this is based on the information provided to us by PSP. Whatever it is … they’re reporting the truck was found. Here’s the original release:


        April 20, 2020 at 12:02 pm

        Hmmm, fire hose dryer probably. I think someones gonna make their selves a meat smoker.

    • Ernie Scaran

      April 20, 2020 at 8:02 pm

      Yes, I totally agree “Fire House Refrigerator” or “Fire Hose, Refrigerator”. Storing
      the hoses in a refrigerator is an entirely different conversation.

  2. stnyrdge

    April 20, 2020 at 1:52 pm

    Firehouse refrigerator

  3. John

    April 28, 2020 at 2:32 am

    Yeah either a smoker or a scrapper thought he hit the jackpot !!!

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