By: KDKA-TV News Staff
MONACA (KDKA) — The State Auditor General is trying to determine what happened to more than $39,000 that was supposed to be used to help a local fire department.READ MORE: 'I Was Terrified:' Woman Recalls Stranger Following Her Car For Miles
The money is missing from the Monaca Volunteer Fire Company #5’s Fireman Relief Association.READ MORE: Domestic Incident Inside Of The Mall At Robinson Leads To Chaotic Scene
The Association is separate from the Fire Department and manages money from the state.
That money is used to pay for things like fire safety equipment, training, insurance, and death benefits.MORE NEWS: Mountaineers Become Bowl-Eligible With 34-28 Win Over Kansas
According to the Auditor General, the Association told police their books weren’t balanced and that is when the investigation began.