Two individuals were arrested for stealing a gas can from the Menlo Fire Dept. while firefighters were having a meeting.
Reports say that around 7:30 PM Tuesday, a red, five-gallon gas can filled completely with gasoline was taken out of the tool box on the back of one of the fire fighters personal trucks while the fire fighters were having a meeting. An eyewitness, 51-year-old Menlo man Ollie Gilley was involved in helping deputies investigate the incident.
Reports say that 23-year-old Rainsville woman Ashley Beam was the primary offender and was subsequently arrested. 40-year-old Ft. Payne man Christopher Berry was also arrested in connection with the incident.
A third suspect was also being looked at in connection with the incident.