NORTH East residents are being warned against buying second hand fire pumps after six were stolen from a Benalla store.
The Honda and Davey brand pumps, valued at $8000, were stolen from Trewin Pumps and Irrigation in Bridge Street on Sunday morning.
The thieves smashed a glass door.
Detective Senior Constable Jason Frost said people should be wary of buying new pumps second hand, as they may be stolen.
Call (03) 5760 0200 or 1800 333 000 with information.