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Hornets buzz thieves at Summit Park fire station

After an earlier burglary, a sting was in order at Skagit County Fire District 13 Station 1 in Summit Park.

Which is exactly what transpired last month – only it happened by chance.

Thieves trying to break into the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) trailer were thwarted by a hornet’s nest, assistant chief Jamie Jurdi told fire commissioners during their monthly meeting last Friday.

“They tried to break in,” said Jurdi, “but there was a hornet’s nest that deterred them.”

Jurdi and district fire chief Wood Weiss said no entry was gained into the trailer, which houses critical gear a...


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