Palermo Fire Station Burglarized

Oct 1, 2014 5:14 PM by News Staff

A Cal Fire fighter fought off a man who attempted to burglarize the Cal Fire station in Palermo early Wednesday morning.

According to the Butte County Sheriff's Office, a burglary was reported at the fire station at 2290 Palermo Rd. in Palermo around 1:30 a.m. A white male in his late 20's, believing the building to be unoccupied, reportedly smashed a window and gained entry into the station.

The suspect, who was armed with a club was confronted by a firefighter in the kitchen and then fled northbound on Hewitt Avenue. The firefighter was uninjured in the confrontation.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact the Butte County Sheriff's Office at 538-7671.


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