PETTIS COUNTY, Mo. – On Friday, July 29, Pettis County Fire officials began receiving reports of a scam attempt to solicit donations on their behalf.

The scammers are spoofing the fire department phone nmber during calls to local residents. The Fire District is not soliciting contributions, so be aware and do not donate if you receive a solicitation call.

If you did make a donation after one of these calls, please contact your local law enforcement agency to report being a victim of fraud.