Police in Kuwana, Mie Prefecture, are investigating the theft of 110 fire hose nozzles from fire stations. The total amount of damages amounts to approximately 780,000 yen, police said.
According to police, the fire station in Tado first filed a report on April 14 that seven fire hose nozzles had been stolen, NTV reported Saturday. Since then, 15 successive incidents involving stolen hose nozzles and property damage through May 21 have been reported.
Similar robberies have occurred in the surrounding areas around Kuwana, police said.© Japan Today