Scott Fire Chief Chad Sonnier is warning folks of scam using his department's good name.
The scammer is ending texts out, saying they are selling T-shirts for the fire department.
It's not true, Sonnier says.
"We would like to inform everyone that the following text has NO association with the Scott Fire Department and is a scam, please ignore, block and delete," the chief says.
Here's a screenshot of the text:
Here's some information about avoiding scams from the Federal Trade Commission.