Brewster Fire Department Issues Warning on Potential Fund Raising Scam

The Brewster Fire Department would like to pass along information obtained from the Barnstable Police and the Hyannis Fire Department regarding an unknown entity allegedly soliciting funds on behalf of local fire departments.

Barnstable Police have received information that a group named the Fire Charity Group is making calls in the area claiming to be collecting money on the behalf of local Fire Departments. Please be advised this group IS NOT collecting funds on behalf of, or by the request of the Brewster Fire Department or any other fire department in Barnstable County. A Centerville resident received a call from a person named Glenn representing the group. The telephone number used to make the call was 781-484-2558.

If you receive any solicitation request from this group please contact the Brewster Fire Department at 508-896-7018 who will make direct contact with the Brewster Police for a follow up investigation.