Tuesday, at 1:30 a.m., Kern County firefighters were dispatched to a vehicle accident on Highway 58 east of Keene, CA involving three semi trucks. Upon arrival, firefighters found the cab of one semi crashed into the trailer of another. There were two patients with life threatening injuries, one of which was pinned in the cab. Firefighters assessed both patients and started working on extricating the trapped patient from the semi. The heavy rescue unit, or USAR, from station 52 was requested to assist, however crews on scene were able to successfully extricate the patient from the semi who was then transported to a local hospital for treatment.