TVs, Video Conference System Stolen From Fire Station

By: KKTV Email
By: KKTV Email

Three televisions and a video conferencing system were stolen from a Pueblo Fire Station over a week ago. Police are asking for the public’s help in solving the crime.

Pueblo Police say someone forced their way into Fire Station Number 4 and stole two 47” televisions and a 60” television between the evening of March 24 and the next morning. The station is located at 2201 Lake Ave.

A Lifesize Codec 220 Video Conference System was also stolen. The system included two video cameras, the codec (a square box), and two round Lifesize teleconference phones.

The suspects also did approximately $10,000 worth of damage to the interior of the fire department building, police say.

Anyone with information about this burglary is asked to call Pueblo Crime Stoppers at 542-STOP (542-7867).

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  • by Intheknow Location: Pueblo on Apr 3, 2012 at 01:49 PM
    Here are the facts: This is a brand new, yet to be occupied station that is nearing completion. It was paid for mainly with federal grant money. It is replacing a station that was built in the 40's that is a structural nuisance. It is a very modern building, and includes teleconferencing technology in the training room, where the thefts occurred after forced entry (and not the first burglary at this location). The training room is the first in the city that will allow for video and teleconferenced training...instead of driving a $300,000 truck to the downtown classroom and leaving the area with lessened emergency coverage. It is (or was) for the public's overall benefit. Also for the record; if a crew decides to have a station TV, they purchase it themselves. They pay their own cable bills, and yes, they also pay for every meal they eat while on duty 24 hours at a time (averaging over 240 duty hours per month). All while proudly serving our citizens. Any questions?
  • by EMO Location: Pueblo on Apr 2, 2012 at 07:24 PM
    For the person that thinks we sit around all day and watch tv, come by and visit any station to see what we do. Give it a try. We train, run calls, maintain our equipment, reports, inspections, etc. The equipment was for training to save you money and keep us in our territory.
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      by Mr x on Apr 2, 2012 at 07:42 PM in reply to EMO
      i agree with you. however, why wasn't anyone there? or is it an active fd ?
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        by anon on Apr 2, 2012 at 08:03 PM in reply to Mr x
        Common sense tells me that maybe they were out on a call...
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          by Arctic Warrior on Apr 3, 2012 at 04:52 AM in reply to anon
          Common sense is like common courtesy. Its not common!
  • by Miggy Location: C Springs on Apr 2, 2012 at 06:47 PM
    At least they didn't get the Ping Pong table, lawn chairs, or BBQ grill. Who needs tv's anyway, can't get a tan lounging inside on a couch. Everybody outside so we can work on our base and wash the truck. All of us "heros" can hit the bars later and bug people about 9/11.
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      by Anonymous on Apr 3, 2012 at 10:46 AM in reply to Miggy
      Hopefully they are all sitting around watching t.v. when you need help.
  • by lucious on Apr 2, 2012 at 04:35 PM
    hahahaha!!! well looks like our money goes to firefighters so they can watch tv all day on 60" tv's, how ridiculous how about u use that 4000$ for new equipment!!
  • by really??? on Apr 2, 2012 at 03:36 PM
    I don't know how anyone can say forced their way in the building, the walls were not all put up yet...
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