A Nevada man who reportedly stole firefighting gear, set a fire, and impersonated a firefighter, has been arrested and charged with over a dozen offenses.
Kevin Critor, 29, is accused or arson, impersonating a firefighter, and possessing over $50,000 worth of stolen fire gear. When arrested Critor was armed and had a firefighter’s badge in his possession despite not be affiliated with any fire department.
Investigators from the State Fire Marshal’s Office and Lyon County Sheriff’s Office recovered the stolen items during a search of his house as part of the arson investigation. The items were reportedly stolen from fire departments in Douglas, Lyon and Washoe Counties and include firefighting equipment, radios, firefighter uniforms, and identification cards.
Police also discovered an old fire truck that was equipped with functioning lights and siren, and two other vehicles equipped with emergency lights. More on the story.