Hornets buzz thieves at Summit Park fire station
August 18, 2021
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 hou...