FALL RIVER — The Fall River Police Department has been notified by the Fall River Fire Department (FRFD) that Telemarketers are calling individuals claiming they represent the FRFD and are collecting donations.

Fire Chief John Lynch stated that the FRFD is NOT soliciting funds and categorically states no such fundraising is taking place. This is a phone scam.

The numbers appearing on caller ID’s are 978-908-2395 and 508-418-0979.

If you have further questions regarding donations please contact the Fall River Fire Department at 508-324-2743. If you feel you are the victim of a scam please contact your local police.

Fall River Police Department