Video: Rig stolen from LA fire scene, woman arrested after pursuit

The rig had its lights and sirens activated and reached high speeds during the pursuit on the Fourth of July

By Laura French

LOS ANGELES — An ambulance was stolen from a fire scene in Los Angeles on the Fourth of July, leading to a pursuit that ended in a woman's arrest. 

Officials say the Los Angeles Fire Department rig was stolen as firefighters were battling a blaze, and was driven at high speeds with its lights and sirens activated through residential neighborhoods near the city's downtown area, NBC Los Angeles reported

The ambulance ultimately pulled over and the suspect fled on foot, according to police. The suspect was arrested shortly afterward. 

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