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Firefighters cars broken into in downtown Dawsonville
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Four firefighters' vehicles at fire station no. 1 in Dawsonville were broken into Thursday night, in what could be the latest in an apparent string of burglaries this week that stretches into Alpharetta.

Emergency Services Chief Lanier Swafford could not confirm any additional information about the break-ins, other than that the situation is currently being investigated by the Dawson County Sheriff's Office.

Sheriff Jeff Johnson had no additional information as of Friday afternoon.

Station 1 is located at 393 Memory Lane near the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame within the city limits.

Guns were stolen from firefighters' vehicles in Forsyth County on Wednesday night, as firefighters at three Forsyth stations had their car windows smashed.

Six firearms were taken then, according to Cpl. Pete Sabella of the Forsyth County Sheriff's Office.

Two stations in Alpharetta were also hit Wednesday.

This is not the first car break-in spree that has occurred at fire stations in the area.

In early January, five vehicles were broken into and three guns were stolen at Forsyth County Fire Station 10, which is located at 3860 Old Atlanta Road, near Lambert High School.

The vehicles were entered sometime between 1 a.m. and 7 a.m., Fire Division Chief Jason Shivers said at the time.

While deputies did not initially think the station was specifically targeted, less than a week later, firefighters in Gwinnett reported items stolen from their vehicles at several stations.

It has not yet been determined whether there is any connection between the break-ins.