Plaque commemorating late fire chief stolen
The Timmins Police Service is currently investigating the theft of a commemorative plaque stolen from the Schumacher Fire Hall located at 7 Les Hall St. in Schumacher.
The Timmins Police Service is aware that sometime between 10 a.m. on Sunday and noon on Tuesday, unknown suspects attended at the Schumacher Fire Hall and removed the “George Delich” commemorative plaque from the outside wall.
“The stolen item commemorates the years of selfless and dedicated service of the late George Delich of Schumacher,” police stated in its release.
“This stolen item is of significant value to the current and former members of the Schumacher Fire Hall.”
The plaque is made of grey granite that has been laser etched with a picture image of Delich in his Schumacher Fire Department formal uniform as well as some biographical information and a “ghost” image of Delich at a fire scene.
The Timmins Police Service is seeking the public’s assistance with this ongoing investigation.
Anyone with relevant information in regards to this theft is asked to call the Timmins Police Service – Criminal Investigations Division at 705-264-1201, or to provide anonymous information via Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
Timmins Police are investigating the theft of this granite commemorative plaque that was removed from the Schumacher Fire Hall earlier this week.