Police: Man broke into fire department, took fire truck for ride

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BRIDGEWATER, Pa. - Police arrested a man, saying he broke into the Bridgewater Fire Department and took a fire truck out for a half-hour ride.

Police said Randy Davidson took the truck and he’s not a firefighter.

“It doesn’t surprise me, but I don’t know what the purpose would be,” said someone from the area.

Police told Channel 11 Davidson is friends with a volunteer firefighter. They don't know how he got into the fire station, but they said video shows him and a woman coming in through the back and getting into the truck and driving south.

Police say the surveillance video shows Davidson backing into the garage, putting the keys back and even plugging a cord back into the wall, so it would look like it wasn't touched.

The fire department saw him on the video five days later. The fire chief said Davidson never had permission to drive any of his trucks.

Police said they are working to find out who the woman was with Davidson.