Calif. Firefighter Shot Responding to Medical Alert Call 09/05/2013 EMSWorld.com News Print A Fresno firefighter was shot early Thursday morning while trying to gain access to a home for a medical alert call. Firefighters were dispatched to a home on Cleo Avenue at about 4 a.m., according to a report published by local television station KMPH Fox 26. The firefighters rang the doorbell and knocked, but no one responded. That’s when they decided to enter the home through a window, according to the television station. A firefighter was grazed by a bullet from a shot fired by someone inside the home. The injured firefighter is expected to be OK, but he was transported to a hospital as a precaution. The incident is under investigation by the Fresno Police Department.