Father of fallen Porterville firefighter had his truck stolen. Inside were shields made honoring the two men killed

February 07 2021 03:30 pm

DELANO, Calif. (KGET) — A truck belonging to the father of a Porterville firefighter killed while battling a fire in Porterville in February was stolen, along with shields he was planning to deliver to the Porterville Fire Department, according to Delano Police.

Ramon Figueroa, the father of Captain Ramon “Ray” Figueroa, said his 2004 black Chevy Silverado was taken outside the Home Depot at 601 Woollomes Ave., at around 11:30 a.m. Friday morning.

Inside the vehicle were shields made in honor of his son and fellow fallen Porterville firefighter Patrick Jones that he was going to donate to PFD.

Figueroa, a Delano native, and Jones were both killed while responding to a fire at the Porterville Public Library in February.

Anyone with information on the missing truck is encouraged to call Delano Police Department on 661-621-3377.

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