Franklin Fire Department advises public of apparent scam

The Franklin Fire Department was notified by a citizen of Franklin that she received an apparent scam call by someone posing as a member of the Franklin Fire Department attempting to sell medical equipment. The caller attempted very aggressive tactics to obtain personal information. The citizen, being aware, filed a report with law enforcement.

The Franklin Fire Department said their members will never solicit or sell of anything over the phone nor would these types of tactics be utilized. In the event that one of these scam calls is received, please do not give out any personal information.