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Thieves target fire extinguishers in ND city

A total of 17 fire extinguishers were stolen recently

The Associated Press via The Bismarck Tribune

DICKINSON, N.D. — Authorities in Dickinson are investigating a series of fire extinguisher thefts.

Dickinson police captain Dustin Dassinger says eight fire extinguishers were taken over the weekend from Trinity High School.

Dassinger also says nine other fire extinguishers were taken from ARC Housing over Memorial Day weekend, and investigators believe the thefts are related.

Police have recovered some of the extinguishers, which Dassinger says were discharged and abandoned. No suspects have been identified.

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