Officials in Linwood are warning local residents about fake residential fire inspections.

According to Linwood Police, they've received some reports of people showing up at houses to conduct unexpected fire inspections.

Linwood Police say there is no occasion where a representative of the Police or Fire Department would show up unannounced for such an inspection.

Officials urge residents to contact them if anyone shows up to conduct such an inspection. They also say, that it it's safe, you should try to write down a vehicle description, including license plate number.

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