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5 volunteer firefighters investigated over alleged gang rape of teen girl

Five volunteer firefighters at the Strasburg Fire Department in Va. are being investigated over allegations that a 17-year-old girl was gang raped and that a video of the incident was posted on social media, according to authorities. (WJLA)

STRASBURG, Va. (WJLA) - Five volunteer firefighters at the Strasburg Fire Department are being investigated over allegations that a 17-year-old girl was gang raped and that a video of the incident was posted on social media, according to authorities.

Shenandoah County authorities say the alleged rape was recorded and then shared on Snapchat.

According to court records the alleged crime occurred back in the spring. The teenager was allegedly highly intoxicated was taken to three different locations: the fire department, a home of one of the men and a hotel.

It was the mayor who raised a red flag on the incident after receiving reports from concerned citizens. Search warrants are out for the firefighters but no one has been arrested and no charges have been filed at this time.

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