Forestry Department bulldozer stolen in Poteau

Wednesday, December 7th 2005, 10:52 am
By: News On 6

POTEAU, Okla. (AP) _ The state Forestry Department says a bulldozer used to put out wildfires has been stolen in Poteau.

Department spokesman Jack Carson says the dozer and a truck and trailer were taking from a parking area near the Poteau Fire Department.

Carson says the dozer has an environmental cab with special air filters that allow the operator to work in smoky areas.

The dozer is worth an estimated $125,000 and the truck and trailer are valued at about $80,000.