Preston Fire Station burgled while crews are out on duty

Posted on - 20th April, 2019 - 7:12pm | Author - | Posted in - Uncategorized
Preston Fire Station in Blackpool Road Pic: Google
Preston Fire Station in Blackpool Road Pic: Google

A firefighter had their bank card stolen while on duty.


Preston Police arrested a 37-year-old man after the burglary from Preston Fire Station in Deepdale.

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A man is said to have forced entry to the building, entered the staff locker room during the early hours of Saturday (20 April).

A bank card was taken and then used at a local petrol station.

Police tracked him down and arrested him with the products bought from the petrol station.


Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service’s Shaun Walton said: “Well done to police for detecthing and detaining a suspected offender at Preston Fire Station.

“Very sad that an individual would target a fire station and firefighters belongings whilst they are on duty serving Lancashire.”

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