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Kern County Fire Department rescues person trapped in truck, surrounded by flood waters - KERO 23ABC News


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Kern County Fire Department rescues person trapped in truck, surrounded by flood waters
KERO 23ABC News
The Kern County Fire Department rescued a person trapped in a vehicle surrounded by flood waters. It happened in Arvin on David Rd., east of Wheeler Rd. just before 10 p.m. Friday night. Officials said when they arrived they found a single person in ...
Don't drown, turn around, officials adviseThe Bakersfield Californian

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Posted on Sat, 18 Feb 2017 17:56:00 GMT



Kern County Fire Department battles house fire in Ridgecrest - KERO 23ABC News


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Kern County Fire Department battles house fire in Ridgecrest
KERO 23ABC News
Ridgecrest, Calif. - The Kern County Fire Department battled a house fire in Ridgecrest Saturday night. Officials responded to the area of W. Rader Ave and S. Sanders St. for reports of a house fire. Crews arrived on scene around 5:45 p.m. Saturday and ...

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Posted on Sun, 29 Jan 2017 23:32:17 GMT



Kern County Fire mid-year budget discussed at Board of Supervisors meeting - KERO 23ABC News


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Kern County Fire mid-year budget discussed at Board of Supervisors meeting
KERO 23ABC News
The mid-year budget for the Kern County Fire Department was given at the Board of Supervisors meeting Tuesday. Chief Brian Marshall said they have faced challenges such as a $17.8 million deficit. Oil and gas makes up the bulk of the budget and has ...
County board of supervisors is briefed on budget impacts on Kern County Fire DepartmentKern Golden Empire

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Posted on Wed, 15 Feb 2017 01:11:00 GMT



Testing of community alert sirens in Lake Isabella to resume - Kern Golden Empire


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Testing of community alert sirens in Lake Isabella to resume
Kern Golden Empire
The sirens were installed in 2006 to alert nearby residents of possible evacuation orders related to the Lake Isabella dam. Preparedness and early notification are key components to being safe in the event of an emergency. The Kern County Fire ...
KCFD resuming testing on Lake Isabella area alert sirensKERO 23ABC News

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Posted on Thu, 23 Feb 2017 00:46:30 GMT



CA Fire Dept. Makes Decision to Carry Nasal Naloxone - Firehouse.com (press release) (registration) (blog)


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CA Fire Dept. Makes Decision to Carry Nasal Naloxone
Firehouse.com (press release) (registration) (blog)
Feb. 02--Kern County Fire Department is adding a tool to its kit to help combat drug overdose when on medical calls. On Thursday, the fire department announced via social media that fire engines will now carry nasal naloxone, which counters opium ...
Kern County Fire adds medication to fire engines to help combat drug overdose deathsKERO 23ABC News
Fire department adding opioid overdose drug to its fire enginesThe Bakersfield Californian
The Rising Price of Naloxone — Risks to Efforts to Stem Overdose Deaths — NEJM - New England Journal of MedicineNew England Journal of Medicine

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Posted on Fri, 03 Feb 2017 23:05:18 GMT



Community alert sirens to resume testing in Kern River Valley - Bakersfield Now


Community alert sirens to resume testing in Kern River Valley
Bakersfield Now
(KBAK/KBFX) — The Kern County Fire Department and Office of Emergency Services will soon restart testing the community alert sirens in Lake Isabella and surrounding areas. The sirens were installed in 2006 to warn residents in the area about possible ...
Bakersfield protest | Kevin McCarthy, Devin Nunes under fire ...Fresno Bee (blog)

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Posted on Thu, 23 Feb 2017 00:37:31 GMT



Fire crews extinguish blaze in Lamont - The Bakersfield Californian


Fire crews extinguish blaze in Lamont
The Bakersfield Californian
Kern County Fire Department crews extinguished a blaze that sparked in a single family home in the 8500 block of Farmers Lane Saturday in Lamont. Crews found the home about 80 percent involved with fire at about 8:30 a.m., then made an aggressive ...


Posted on Sun, 05 Feb 2017 02:13:59 GMT



Squeezed by county budget woes, McFarland weighs building its own fire department - Bakersfield Now


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Squeezed by county budget woes, McFarland weighs building its own fire department
Bakersfield Now
McFARLAND, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — Squeezed by Kern County's budget problems, the McFarland City Council must decide soon between two undesirable choices: ask voters for a tax increase to keep county fire services, or ask for a tax increase to fund a ...

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Posted on Tue, 07 Feb 2017 16:38:18 GMT



Rising from the ashes: A community rebuilds after the Erskine Fire ... - KERO 23ABC News


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Rising from the ashes: A community rebuilds after the Erskine Fire ...
KERO 23ABC News
Amanda Gregg, with her three children in tow, gets in her car. She turns on the ignition. She backs out of her driveway. And with a deep breath, heads to her ...

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Posted on Thu, 23 Feb 2017 01:06:32 GMT



Millions of trees killed by drought and beetle, what's being done? - Bakersfield Now


Bakersfield Now

Millions of trees killed by drought and beetle, what's being done?
Bakersfield Now
"We're trying to help out landowners to get rid of dead trees," Kern County Fire Department Forester Jeff Gletne told Eyewitness News. "It's tremendously expensive. It's anywhere from a couple hundred bucks to a couple thousand bucks per tree to have ...


Posted on Tue, 21 Feb 2017 02:47:03 GMT



 

 
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