The Weston Volunteer Fire Department is warning residents about a scam that's once again circulating Connecticut. They say scammers call residents and claim to be from federal, state or local agencies. They then say that smoke or carbon monoxide detectors need to be inspected according to state statute.
Once inside, they steal items or case the house for a later burglary.
The Weston Volunteer Fire Department wants residents to know that there is no such state statute. No one can randomly enter your home to make sure you have a working smoke or carbon monoxide detector.
If you receive this type of call, or someone comes to your home with this claim, dial 911 and give a description of the suspect and their vehicle.