IDAHO FALLS - Police in Idaho are looking for information after equipment was stolen from a Montana fire crew on their way home from fighting fires in California.
According to a Facebook post from the Idaho Falls Police Department, a crew stopped at the Super 8 in Idaho Falls to spend the night Sunday.
Sometime between 11 PM Sunday and 6:30 AM Monday, $1,500 worth of equipment was taken from the fire truck.
Cheyenne Bray, with Park County Rural Fire shared photos and information on Facebook. The list of items stolen from the truck include a white Yeti cooler, two Mystery Ranch fire line packs, a hammock rain fly, a Kestrel weather meter, a full tote of AA batteries and many other miscellaneous camping gear/items, according to Bray's Facebook post.
"We just send people down to do the best they can and this isn't a life altering issue it will all get resolved and we'll replace our equipment and it will get taken care of," David Bonko, Park County Rural Fire Administrator said Tuesday.
Idaho Falls Police are asking anyone with information about the theft or the stolen items to call (208)529-1200. Or contact Crime Stoppers at (208)522-1983 or ifcrime.org
A GoFundMe was created Tuesday, to help cover the costs.