Athens firefighter's vehicle, equipment taken while battling blaze downtown
POSTED: Friday, May 30, 2014 - 3:23pm
UPDATED: Sunday, June 1, 2014 - 4:15pm
Athens (KETK) — Thieves stole a vehicle and other items from a local fire station while crews were battling the blaze at the fertilizer storage facility in downtown Athens Friday evening.
According to Athens Professional Firefighters Association President Chris House, an Athens firefighter responding to the incident had his truck, trailer and zero radius mower stolen from the fire station.
A fund has been set up to help veteran firefighter Gene Lattis and his family recover some of the cost from his stolen equipment.
Click here to make a donation.
Stolen truck and mower pictured below:
2001 Maroon Toyota Tundra