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‘Jaws Of Life’ Stolen From Fire Department In Pictou County

By Kevin Northup Nov 1, 2022 | 10:31 AM

An RCMP cruiser can be seen in this file photo. Image: Staff photo

A significant theft of emergency equipment from a Pictou County fire department.

The break-in happened sometime last week at the Barneys River Volunteer department, according to RCMP.

Over $35,000 worth of equipment was stolen, including a ‘Jaws of Life’ set.

Firefighters use the equipment to extract people from vehicles.

Police say the front door of the building was damaged.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Pictou County District RCMP or Crime Stoppers.


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