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Man arrested for stealing fire truck and running away from police in Sheldon

Ransom, Co. (WDAY/WDAZ-TV)--A bizarre situation where a man in Ransom County stole a fire truck and drove through train crossing arms before getting arrested. 

Authorities say 29-year-old-Vincent Gerber had been asking people in Sheldon for a ride Monday morning.

After no one would give it to him, he went to the fire station and stole a truck.

He then left town and drove through train crossing arms on his way to Enderlin.

He was arrested 9 miles away in Enderlin and is currently in jail for fleeing, driving with a suspended license, 3 counts of burglary and theft of a motor vehicle.