SCAM: Fake firemen ask to check smoke alarms to get in your home

This is a picture of the suspects' vehicle from at least one of the instances involving the Fire Department Scam.
This is a picture of the suspects' vehicle from at least one of the instances involving the Fire Department Scam.

Greenville Co., S.C. (WSPA)- The Greenville County Sheriff’s Office is investigating complaints of suspects going door-to-door trying to get in to people’s homes.

The suspects identify themselves as firemen from Duncan Chapel Fire Department and Piedmont Park Fire Department, and ask to “check” smoke detectors to get inside people’s homes.

In at least one instance, the suspects were described as two white males in their mid-20’s, wearing blue t-shirts with cargo pants.

This is a scam and if you have any information please call Crime Stoppers of Greenville at 23-CRIME.

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