OROVILLE, Calif. (KABC) -- A man in Northern California is behind bars after taking a firetruck on a joy ride.
It all started in Sacramento County, where firefighters were working to extinguish a brush fire when the man got inside one of their unoccupied firetrucks and took off.
Not far down the road, police say the suspect picked up a woman before resuming his high-speed drive.
Authorities chased the pair for about two hours before the man was taken into custody near Oroville.
Northern California man arrested for taking stolen firetruck on joy ride