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Sherwood FD warning public of memorial fund scam
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SHERWOOD, Ark. (KTHV) - It has been a little over two weeks since the death of a local volunteer firefighter, and people claiming to be with the Sherwood Fire Department are already trying to scam people for money. 

The Sherwood Fire Department posted on their Facebook page Sunday that people in the community have been receiving calls from individuals claiming they are with the department and are asking for donations towards the Lt. Jason Adams Memorial Fund. 

Lt. Adams was a volunteer firefighter with both the Sherwood Fire Department and the East Pulaski Volunteer Fire Department. He died on January 22 responding to a medical emergency in the Dortch Loop area. 

The Sherwood Fire Department stated the following:

"The Sherwood Fire Department will NEVER call soliciting donations for the Memorial fund. If you receive a phone call concerning this please notify your local authorities."

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