Man at Accident Scene Attempts to Steal Chelan (WA) Fire Apparatus

Courtesy Fire Department

The driver of the burning car reportedly tried to flee an accident scene with a Chelan Fire fire truck, reports NCW Life.

The fire department posted to Facebook, “Battalion 71 arrived and found a car fully involved with fire spreading to the brush. Crews quickly stopped the spread of the brush fire and then focused on extinguishing the car fire. While crews were focused on their firefighting efforts, the intoxicated driver of the car was found by the arriving Chelan County Sheriffs Officer in the drivers seat of Battalion 71’s command vehicle preparing to flee the scene. The officer was able to apprehend the intoxicated man before he was able to leave. Chelan Fire and Rescue appreciates the excellent support on all emergency scenes provided by the Chelan County Sheriff’s Department.”

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