Thieves strike Island Creek VFD


Martha Sparks - [email protected]



OMAR, W.Va. — The Main Island Creek Volunteer Fire Department is offering a reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person who broke into their building and stole items.

Around 8 p.m. Sunday, July 31, members of the fire department found that the old ambulance station, which is part of their building, had been broken in to and four LED light bars — one is three foot in length and three are one foot in length — off their trail rescue vehicle.

“These are white lights that we add to it to light up off road rescue scenes,” Steven Stone, chief of Main Island Creek Volunteer Fire Department, said.

Stone said the department is offering of a reward for information.

“My board of directors has authorized a $500 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons who took the lights,” Stone said.

Anyone with information on the theft can contact Trooper Thompson at the West Virginia State Police or contact the fire department at 304-946-2749 or [email protected]

Martha Sparks

[email protected]

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