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.