1/5/24 Atlanta, GA – Battalion Truck Stolen At Active Fire Scene – Found Abandoned Less Than A Mile Away – No Suspects Yet

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January 5, 2024


An Atlanta fire truck was stolen Thursday night while crews were on the job, according to the Atlanta Police Department.

Police said officers responded to reports of a stolen vehicle in the 800 block of Cameron Madison Alexander Boulevard around 11:30 p.m. Thursday.

Atlanta Fire Rescue workers told responding officers they were putting out a fire when a witness approached them and told them someone had just stolen their battalion truck.

A citywide lookout was placed on the vehicle, which was reportedly found abandoned less than a mile away on the 200 block of Andrew J. Hairston Place. Police said it appears no items were taken from the vehicle.

K-9 units responded and searched the area for a suspect, and officers interviewed witnesses to get a possible description.

So far, no suspect has been found, police said.