BAKERSFIELD (CBSLA/AP) — A man was arrested after allegedly attacking firefighters as they saved him from his burning home in Southern California.
Crews arriving at the scene of the blaze in Bakersfield found Patricio Orque barricaded inside a room.READ MORE: `Solidarity' Cited In New Deal For 40k Behind-the-Scenes Film & TV Workers
Orque was “combative” with firefighters – who had to use force to enter the burning home – and had to be restrained until sheriff’s deputies arrived, authorities said.READ MORE: Dodgers Turn To Scherzer, Seeking To Even Championship Series
They later arrested him on suspicion of assaulting a peace officer. It wasn’t known if he has an attorney.
Two firefighters suffered minor injuries. The cause of the fire is under investigation.MORE NEWS: Ravens Shut Down Herbert, Chargers In 34-6 Victory
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