TITLE

Thieves Target FDCs

AUTHOR(S)
Cleaveland, Carrie
PUB. DATE
July 2008
SOURCE
Fire Chief;Jul2008, Vol. 52 Issue 7, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the stealing of Fire Department Connections (FDC) in North Carolina. In a routine property inspection in May 22, 2008, a fire inspector found that the state's fire department connections are gone. FDCs are made of brass that Acme Refining Scrap Iron & Metal Co. estimates the cost to be $2.50 per pound. Chief Bob Parnell upon his awareness take actions to alert scrap yards of the area and suggest fire departments to do regular checks of FDC and look into anti-theft systems.
ACCESSION #
33354636

 

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