CARBONDALE, IL (KFVS) - If you live in Carbondale, the fire department wants to make sure you know about a possible impersonation scam making its way around town.
According to the city, someone in Carbondale recently received a call from someone who claimed to work for the fire department.
The caller asked if the resident had a smoke detector, fire extinguisher, and escape plan.
Firefighters do not call homeowners to try and sell them anything, according to the city.
If you get a similar call, you should call the police department at 618-457-3200.
You should never give out your personal information over the phone.