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KCSO investigating bullet hole found inside KCFD firetruck windshield

KCFD bullet in firetruck
Posted at 5:57 PM, Feb 03, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-04 00:14:45-05

LAMONT, Calif. (KERO) — On Tuesday, Kern County fire crews were responding to a medical call in Lamont when they returned to their truck to see something unexpected.

Around 4 a.m., as two firefighters assisted in the call, a third firefighter remained by the doorway observing to see if assistance would be needed. According to KCFD, the third firefighter thought he heard what he believed to be a firework.

When all three firefighters returned to the truck, they found a bullet hole in the driver's side windshield.

The captain notified the emergency communication center and they alerted law enforcement. The Kern County Sheriff's Office is investigating.