Close Scammers posing as firefighters targeting elderly Brandie Piper , KSDK 7:22 PM. CDT July 26, 2014 CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN GOOGLE+ PINTEREST ST. LOUIS – The St. Louis Fire Department said on its Facebook page and Twitter account Thursday someone has been posing as a firefighter over the phone in an attempt to get money. 1/2 **SCAM ALERT/PLEASE RE-TWEET** #Reports of individuals posing as @STLFireDept#firefighters targeting #seniors soliciting funds!— STLFD PIO (@STLFireDept) July 24, 2014 2/2 @STLFireDept WILL NEVER SOLICIT FUNDS OVER THE TELEPHONE!! After reading re-tweet! @FOX2now@KMOV@ksdknews@kmoxnews@StLouisAmerican— STLFD PIO (@STLFireDept) July 24, 2014 The post says the scammers are targeting seniors, and remind the public they will never solicit for money over the phone. CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN GOOGLE+ PINTEREST JOIN THE CONVERSATION To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Leave a Comment TRENDING VIDEOS Guns n' Roses returns to St. Louis Boy sends mom mind-blowing sign from heaven Prop P tax dollars may not all go to police Fire ball rides suspended in MO and IL Luxury local resort dumps raw sewage, kills 700 fish Man sentenced to 7 years for deadly DUI crash Man accused of burning down home with 3 inside Man searches for people in old photographs Mom in custody after toddler overdoses on meth and Fentanyl Pet portraits More Stories 1 dead in north St. Louis County crash Jul 28, 2017, 1:07 p.m. Charlie Gard, infant at center of legal battle, dies Jul 28, 2017, 12:34 p.m. WB I-70 near Highland, Illinois reopened following… Jul 28, 2017, 11:41 a.m.