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"Illinois Fire Alliance" scammers asking for money in Marion

“Illinois Fire Alliance” scammers asking for money in Marion (Source - Taylor Clark, KFVS).jpg
“Illinois Fire Alliance” scammers asking for money in Marion (Source - Taylor Clark, KFVS)

July 9, 2019 at 10:48 AM CDT

Updated July 9 at 10:48 AM

MARION, Ill. (Heartland News at 9) - Marion Fire Department officials warned residents not to give to the “Illinois Fire Alliance."

Officials said if you receive a call soliciting money for local firefighters, it is a scam.

To ask for money, the Marion Fire Department will do so in a letter on the City of Marion Fire Department letterhead.

Officials reminded residents never to donate money over the phone.