OCEAN CITY, MD – (December 6, 2017): Ocean City Police recovered ten brass fire standpipe valves. Investigators believe that the recovered valves were stolen from unknown locations in the northern end of Ocean City, MD.
The valves allow fire personnel to quickly provide water from ground level to upper levels of a building. A missing valve from the fire standpipe system renders the system inoperative. Ocean City police are encouraging citizens and condominium associations to inspect their systems in an attempt to identify any missing valves.
Anyone who identifies any missing valves or has information regarding the recovery of the pictured valves is asked to contact the Ocean City Police Department at (410) 723-6600.