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Florida firetruck stolen while crew responded to call

Truck found about 80 miles away in Manatee County
Bayshore Fire Rescue truck stolen
Posted at 7:21 AM, Feb 08, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-08 07:21:13-05

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla. — A fire truck was stolen from a Florida fire station while the crew was responding to a call.

The Bayshore Fire Rescue department returned from the call Sunday to find a brush truck was missing.

The department took to Facebook to try to get help tracking the vehicle. Several people posted sightings of the truck, which was eventually found about 80 miles away in Manatee County.

Fire Chief Lawrence Nisbet posted a video on Facebook after the truck was found thanking people for their help. The truck wasn’t damaged.

There was no immediate information about a potential suspect.