A Rural Fire Service volunteer heavily involved on the fire front has had his equipment stolen from his home at Table Top.
An ARB compressor and two GME UHF radios were stolen, along with safety gear, from the Table Top Road home on Wednesday night or Thursday morning.
Captain Brian Thomas said the volunteer had fought the Green Valley fire multiple times and planned to return.
"Now we have to replace that equipment for him," he said.
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"I don't know what we do about these sorts of people stealing from volunteers.
"I hope they get dealt with fairly severely."
Mr Thomas believes the volunteer was targeted.
Meanwhile criminals continue to set stolen cars alight despite dangerous fire conditions.
A stolen Mazda 3 was destroyed on Young Street in Albury about 1am on Friday.
It was the third such incident on the Border in less than a week.
Anyone with information can call (02) 6023 9299.