Firefighter's Union Hall Robbed

Axes, flag cases, other items stolen in Nov. 10.

Weapons and equipment used by firefighters doing honor guard detail were stolen from the Firefighter's Union Hall on Blue Ridge Drive, Martinez, on Nov. 10, according to a release.

"The suspects stole numerous items from our Honor Guard detail," said Neema Mohammadizad, Secretary-Treasurer. "These items included several chrome axes, flag cases, and flag stands."

Also missing are Chromed axes, pulaskis, and brush hooks used as ceremonial guard weapons.

"The Honor Guard uses various types of equipment in the performance of its duties," Mohammadizad said. "The Honor Guard is dedicated to honoring fallen firefighters, their families, and Department members, past and present. We are deeply saddened that these suspects stole these very important and very symbolic items."

Anyone with any information about this incident should contact their local police department or call the union hall at (925) 932-1230.


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