Boys steal, discharge fire extinguishers at Punta Gorda parking garage

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PUNTA GORDA, Fla. -

Punta Gorda Police need the public's help in identifying several boys accused of taking fire extinguishers from a city parking lot.

It happened September 25 at the Herald Court Parking Lot located in downtown Punta Gorda.

Investigators with the Punta Gorda Police Department said several boys were caught on surveillance video in the garage.

Police later found fire extinguishers missing, as well as damage.

Police believe the boys caught on camera took several fire extinguishers from the parking garage and discharged them from the top floor of the building.

Officials said the city is working to replace all the fire extinguishers taken.

Anyone with information that could help identify any of the boys is urged to contact the Punta Gorda Police Department.


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