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 Police make mass arrests after protesters shut down EB I-64 Hyperloop one tests engines for superfast transport WARNING: GRAPHIC VIDEO Dramatic video of Las Vegas concert shooting Former FBI leader offers insight into Las Vegas shooting Protests take financial and emotional toll on police FBI profiler: Vegas shooting similar to Texas Tower massacre Shooting survivors want more than prayers for Las Vegas Stranger punches woman near Central West End STL radio DJ in Las Vegas during mass shooting Las Vegas/Mandalay Bay shooting - What we know More Stories Historic Goldenrod showboat catches fire, determined… Oct 21, 2017, 5:54 p.m. Coach Granderson's mother asks for justice Oct 21, 2017, 10:41 p.m. Demonstrators take to The Galleria in continued… Oct 21, 2017, 7:44 p.m.