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$40K worth of firefighting equipment stolen near Merritt

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February 08, 2021 - 11:19 AM

Merritt RCMP are trying to track down an estimated $40,000 worth of firefighting equipment stolen near Nicola Lake.

Police say in a news release the equipment, including three fire pumps and a wagon full of nozzles and hoses, was taken from a storage shed after a lock on the shed was cut.

Police say the incident took place on a property near Merritt along Old Nicola Trail.

RCMP received the report of the missing items on Feb. 2 shortly after 9 a.m.

Anyone with any additional information is asked to contact the Merritt RCMP at 250-378-4262. Or remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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