Boston Fire (Engine 8, Ladder 1) at 392 Hanover Street reported to Boston Police that an unknown person stole the charity “Fire Boot” and associated lock box from in front of the station.
The longstanding “Fill the Boot” collection supports the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA). The incident is believed to have occurred early on Friday between midnight and 6:00 am.
The fire boot and empty lock box was found floating in the water fountain on the Prado / Paul Revere Mall. An unknown amount of money was missing from the lock box that was found destroyed.