Scam calls asking for donations for 'burn center'

(Sheridan, Wyo.) — A phone scam is circulating — often with calls originating from Afton, Wyo. — and the perpetrator is asking for donations to a "local burn center." According to the Sheridan Firefighters IAFF Local 276 Facebook page, the Department has received questions about the calls. Calls have reportedly come from an Afton number, (307) 886-4833. When the number is dialed, callers receive an automated message that the number has been disconnected. Sheridan residents have described receiving calls from a person claiming to be a firefighter who is asking for donations for a local burn center. "Sheridan Firefighters and the Wyoming Federated Firefighters are not involved and we do not support these solicitations. "Please feel free to call the station or message us here if you have any doubts or concerns about calls you may receive asking for donations," Sheridan Firefighters IAFF Local 276 say. #dally #news