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: Mon Wharf Reopening For Parking On Monday
The money is missing from the Monaca Volunteer Fire Company #5’s Fireman Relief Association.READ MORE: University of Pittsburgh Main Campus Shifts Into Lower-Risk Classification For The Coronavirus
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: Baldwin High School Students Raise Thousands Of Dollars Through Polar Pop Event For Special Olympics Of Pennsylvania
According to the Auditor General, the Association told police their books weren’t balanced and that is when the investigation began.