• Thieves steal life-saving equipment from Whatcom County fire department

    By: KIRO 7 News Staff

    Updated:

    Thieves broke into a Whatcom County fire district hall and stole life-saving equipment.

    The theft happened at the Van Zandt Fire Hall.

    Over the weekend, Whatcom County Fire District 16 said on their Facebook page that someone had taken chainsaws and a new generator. 

    “We hope that when your neighbor is in need of help you use that equipment to help them out, especially  during the time we are without,” the fire department said. 

    The fire district said insurance will cover the stolen items. 


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