PORTERVILLE, California (KGPE/KSEE) – The Porterville Fire Department released the name of the firefighter killed in the Porterville library fire Tuesday.
Tuesday’s blaze started shortly after 4 p.m. at the intersection of Thurman and Main Street.
The man killed has been identified as 35-year-old Fire Capt. Raymond Figueroa.
He started with the department in 2017.
Additionally, 25-year-old, firefighter Patrick Jones, is still missing. He’s been with the department since 2017.
Two 13-year-olds have been arrested and booked on arson and manslaughter charges. Authorities said they set the fire.
No other information was immediately available.