Kansas Firefighters Museum burglarized, valuable antiques stolen

Officials said the items taken include antique extinguishers, nozzles and sprinkler heads

Michael Stavola
The Wichita Eagle

WICHITA, Kan. — Several thousand dollars worth of antiques and gift shop items were recently stolen from the Kansas Firefighters Museum, Wichita police said.

The items were in storage at the museum, 1300 S. Broadway, and the burglary occurred sometime between March 10-17, Wichita police Officer Kevin Wheeler said in an email. The items included antique extinguishers, nozzles and sprinkler heads, and gift-shop items, Wheeler and the museum said.

“Also if you see someone melting down said items or trying to unload large amounts of brass contact the police or the museum,” the museum wrote on Facebook. “Extremely sad, the retired guys that run the (museum) work their butts off to run that place.”

Anyone with information about the burglary can contact detectives at 316-268-4407.


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