Beverly

Wednesday

The Fire Department reported that several items were stolen from the tool area at fire headquarters. According to Fire Lt. Peter O'Connor, nearly $1,500 in tools were taken, including a $350 multi-meter, several power tools and several accessories. The theft was reported to police around 3:30 p.m. O'Connor said the tools were taken while the doors were left open to relieve the heat and let a breeze inside the building.