TURLOCK (CBS13) — Authorities say people involved in a Turlock sideshow allegedly started climbing on a fire truck and tried to pull off a fire hose.
Police say, just after 11 p.m. Wednesday, Turlock city firefighters were on duty and stuck in heavy traffic near West Monte and North Berkeley avenues due to a sideshow. Some bystanders believed to be associated with the sideshow then descended on the fire truck.READ MORE: Body Of Missing UC Davis Graduate Catherine Serou Found In Russia, Reports Say
Firefighters say the people then started climbing onto the fire truck and tried to pull off a section of a fire hose.
The firefighters then turned on their emergency overhead lights and sounded their horn to get the people off and get away.READ MORE: Events Around Sacramento Celebrate First Nationally Recognized Juneteenth
Police say the fire truck was able to escape the crowd. The firefighters then pulled over at a safe location, secured the loose fire hose, and continued with their shift. No injuries were reported.
Officers soon got to the sideshow but found it was already dispersing.MORE NEWS: Saturday Night Fever: Enjoying A Night On The Town After California COVID Restrictions Lifted
Turlock police say they are actively investigating the case.