What to Know
- The Cash Fire Department in Hunt County says their medical equipment was stolen from an accident scene earlier this week.
- The fire department is operated by volunteers and most of their equipment is obtained by donations.
- A Go Fund Me has been established to help the department replace the stolen items.
A Hunt County volunteer fire department is asking for help after their medical equipment was stolen from a scene they were working this week.
The Cash Fire Department said on Thursday evening they responded to a motorcycle accident near Signal Rd. and Hwy. 34, just south of Greenville. While at the scene performing CPR on a patient, a medical bag containing at least a $1,000 worth of equipment was stolen, said Mathew Barecky, a Cash Fire Department volunteer.
The bag contained life-saving devices and equipment, but no medications.
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The Cash Fire Department is operated completely by volunteers and a lot of their equipment is obtained through donations, Barecky said.
If anyone has information the whereabouts of the stolen equipment, they should contact the Cash Fire Department.
In the meantime, a Go Fund Me has been established to help pay for the cost of replacing the equipment.