I get stealing a road sign that says something like boner lane...but firefighting gear? What's the plan, are you going to start the fire and then go in to "save" items? Or try and make extra money by selling the items? If you have always dreamed of being a firefighter, there is another route. You know, training to actually become an official one. I hear the pay and benefits are pretty good.

Shout-Out to Firefighters

My Uncle is a retired firefighter and occasionally shares bits and pieces of calls he's gone on. It's an incredibly brave thing to do, running towards the danger while others are attempting to escape it. Saving lives by being the first on the scene and providing medical attention. You are an intricate part of the community and if you haven't heard it lately, you are appreciated so incredibly much.

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The Items in Question

That being said, it was a total bummer to come across the Facebook post from the Yakima County Sheriff's Office and Yakima County Fire District #5

In the last week, unknown subject(s) broke into one of the Lower Valley fire stations and stole eleven sets of personal gear. This puts our valley fire fighters in a bind, by not having the proper protection they need for their calls. All the gear says “YCFD 5” on the back.
If you know anything about case 22C01824, contact us or Crimestoppers anonymously. You may be entitled to a cash reward if it leads to the arrest and/or prosecution of those who stole from Yakima County.
screenshot via Facebook
screenshot via Facebook
I understand it's been almost a week but sometimes things happen in the heat of the moment and now that the thrill has died down, perhaps you've discovered you don't really need these items. They are important to protect those who are saving lives, please help bring them back or provide the tip in order to retrieve them.

Stolen Firefighter Gear

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