Rash of two-way fire radio thefts put NJ crews on alert

A total of 23 radios have been stolen; officials told fire departments to be on the lookout for anyone trying to sell them


HILLSBOROUGH, N.J. — The New Jersey Division of Fire Safety issued an advisory reporting the recent theft of two-way radios at multiple fire departments.

There have been a total of 23 radios stolen. An alert went out warning fire departments across the state to look out for anyone trying to sell the radios, NJ.com reported.

Hillsborough Township Fire Company No. 2 has reported six radios stolen. The biggest theft occurred at the Amwell Valley Fire Company, where 16 radios were reported to be missing, according to the report.

One radio at the Quakertown Fire Company was reported stolen.

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