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Stolen saw returned to Dublin Fire Brigade after seller 'persuaded to hand it over'

The incident happened in Cabra, north Dublin.
Jul 23rd 2018, 7:08 AM 40,948 53

Updated Jul 23rd 2018, 3:00 PM

DUBLIN FIRE BRIGADE has had a piece of equipment that was stolen as it responded to a call yesterday returned today.

The incident happened in the Fassaugh Avenue area of Cabra, north Dublin, after fire brigade paramedics were called to a medical incident at a pub. It is understood a man had suffered a cardiac arrest.

While the paramedics dealt with the casualty, two pieces of expensive equipment were stolen off the fire engine.

Today, Dublin Fire Brigade said that a DeWalt rescue saw was returned by a tradesman who persuaded a seller to hand the item over. The tradesman then returned the item to Phibsborough Fire Station.

A Holmatro hydraulic pump remains missing.

The fire service has urged anyone with information to contact them or gardaí.

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