EMS companies sue NW Houston scrap yard where stolen ambulances were found

Monday, February 11, 2013

Local businessmen who say dozens of their ambulances were stolen are now suing the scrap yard that bought and crushed some of those emergency vehicles

We first told brought you this story last week when Houston police found about a dozen of the trucks at Texas Port Recycling in northwest Houston.

Texas Port Recycling told us it bought the ambulances from a company with state-issued scrap metal licenses and proper paperwork.

A lawyer for Baytex EMS, Life Care EMS, and Greater Houston EMS Inc. -- whose ambulances were stolen -- just filed a lawsuit against Texas Port Recycling, and a judge has ordered the scrap yard to not crush any more of the ambulances until the case is resolved.

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