It's been open for a little over two months and the new Munson Fire Hall has already been victimized by crime.
 
On Saturday morning, June 30 just after 5:00 a.m. a pickup truck pulled up in front of the three bay structure and a masked man got out of the truck with a crowbar, which he used to pry one of the doors open. 
 
"It's a good thing we had that alarm system; it's pretty ear piercing, so I think that's what maybe got him to get out of there," speculated Munson Fire Chief Steve Wannstrom. "He pried out the door until he got in there, so we got that fixed up with something new (and) hopefully we'll see if that will work better."
 
"He had opened some of the compartments in the pumper truck," reported Wannstrom. "We had actually just done an inventory, so we got our inventory list and we can't find anything that's missing."
 
The break-in was reported to RCMP, who also took a copy of surveillance video from a camera mounted above the door that the would-be thief broke into.
 
"I was talking with the police (officer) and he figures a lot of the time they're just looking for batteries because they can dump them easy enough to get money to buy drugs," Wannstrom added.
 
Anyone who saw anything suspicious on Saturday is asked to called the Drumheller RCMP at 403-823-7590 or Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).
 
 

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