KANSAS, Okla. - Quick Facts:
- Leach and Oaks Fire Departments reported stolen trucks
- Kansas, Okla. police helped the search
- OHP told FOX23 the trucks were located Thursday afternoon
- Officials said both trucks had lots of damage.
Two Green Country fire departments had trucks stolen Thursday morning.
Oklahoma Highway Patrol posted photos on social media taken from their helicopter when they found the trucks.
Troopers from Troop O have located and recovered the 2 stolen fire fighting trucks. Located in a wooded area south of Oaks. Good job O- 389 pic.twitter.com/2piuL0I3rq— Trp. Dwight Durant (@TrpDurant) December 22, 2016
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Leach Fire Department
Tom Pearce, Leach Volunteer FIre Department Chief, told FOX23 two people broke into the station around 3:30 Thursday morning.
Those people allegedly stole the department's rescue truck, a 2008 Ford that held the Jaws of Life, saws and other important medical equipment. The loss was between $175,000 and $200,000.
The Kansas, Okla. police department posted a BOLO on their page:
Oaks Fire Department
The Oaks Fire Department also lost a fire truck overnight.
The Delaware County Sheriff said the truck was stolen overnight. A store near the department might have recorded surveillance footage.
Both trucks have been recovered.
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