Crime Stoppers: Fire Equipment Theft

On Saturday night, June 19, an Alvaton Volunteer Firefighter parked his black Dodge pickup in the parking lot of Simply Mulch near the IGA on Scottsville Road.

Someone tried to break into the truck, but instead stole fire
fighting equipment from the toolbox. A helmet, jacket, boots, gloves,
pants and Nomex hood were taken from the vehicle. The jacket and helmet are identified with “ALVATON” and the name “M. HELMS”.

The stolen gear is valued at $4800 and takes several weeks to replace. This volunteer firefighter is unable to response to emergencies till his replacement gear arrives.

If you have any information about this or any crime, please call South Central Kentucky Crime Stoppers at 781-CLUE, toll free
866-842-CLUE, or click here to go to their website.

You could receive up to $1,000 for your anonymous tip.

Their telephone lines are not recorded and they don’t use caller ID or *69. Crime Stoppers only wants your information, not your name. is happy to provide a forum for commenting and discussion. Please respect and abide by the house rules:

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