News Release

For Release: July 2, 2007
Contact: Jeff Fontana (530) 252-5332

 Authorities Investigate Chainsaw Theft from BLM Fire Station

Law enforcement officers from the Bureau of Land Management and Modoc County Sheriff’s Office are investigating the theft of five chainsaws from the BLM’s West Valley Fire Station east of Likely.

BLM Law Enforcement Ranger Carman Prisco said the saws, with a replacement value of about $3,000, disappeared from the fire station’s engine bay between 9 p.m. Wednesday, June 27 and 9 a.m. Thursday, June 28.
Prisco asked anyone with information about the saws – four Husqvarnas and one Stihl – to call the BLM Alturas Field Office, (530) 233-4666, or the Modoc County Sheriff,
(530) 233-4416.
 Alturas Field Office     708 West 12th Street     Alturas, CA 96101