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Posted on Thu, 23 Nov 2017 09:17:56 GMT



Kern helicopters, outfitted for night flying, in high demand for fighting wildfires around the state - The Bakersfield Californian


The Bakersfield Californian

Kern helicopters, outfitted for night flying, in high demand for fighting wildfires around the state
The Bakersfield Californian
Kern County Fire Department helicopter 408 and its crews recently spent time battling blazes in Northern California including flying night missions. The crew and helicopter are trained and equipped to fight fires at night with special night vision goggles.


Posted on Sun, 12 Nov 2017 23:34:49 GMT



Kern County Fire Department gives disaster kits to employees - Bakersfield Now


Bakersfield Now

Kern County Fire Department gives disaster kits to employees
Bakersfield Now
Thanks to a little inspiration from that campaign, the Kern County Fire Department is making sure its emergency teams are prepared, as well. "We preach you have to be ready at home, but there is another component of it," Fire Chief Brian Marshall said.

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Posted on Fri, 17 Nov 2017 23:03:45 GMT



Investigator: Pilot who died in crash in Tehachapi rented plane in Lancaster - The Bakersfield Californian


The Bakersfield Californian

Investigator: Pilot who died in crash in Tehachapi rented plane in Lancaster
The Bakersfield Californian
Huhn said the first call of the crash came into the Tehachapi Police Department at 6:02 p.m. Sunday. That sent emergency personnel to the scene, where Kern County Fire Department's Helicopter 407 found the wreckage. The pilot was the sole occupant of ...
1 killed in crash of small plane in Southern CaliforniaMerced Sun-Star

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Posted on Tue, 21 Nov 2017 02:32:43 GMT



Kern County Fire Department confirms two people died in early morning house fire in Frazier Park - KERO 23ABC News


KERO 23ABC News

Kern County Fire Department confirms two people died in early morning house fire in Frazier Park
KERO 23ABC News
UPDATE (12:35p.m.): KCFD confirms that two people died in an early morning house fire in Frazier Park Sunday. Officials said more than 20 fire personnel were on scene. Fire crews were eventually able to access the house and confirmed the two occupants ...
McFarland strip mall caught on fire, $300000 worth of damagesThe Bakersfield Californian
KCFD saves $1 million in property during strip mall fireBakersfield Now
2 people killed in Frazier Park house fireKern Golden Empire
The Mountain Enterprise
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Posted on Sun, 05 Nov 2017 15:47:46 GMT



Firefighters put out flames at rubber molding facility in east ... - KBAK - Bakersfield Now


Bakersfield Now

Firefighters put out flames at rubber molding facility in east ... - KBAK
Bakersfield Now
Kern County fire crews were able to put out a fire Tuesday night at a rubber molding facility in east Bakersfield.Crews were called out around 5:40 p.m. to the 300 ...

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Posted on Wed, 22 Nov 2017 16:30:55 GMT



A Kern County FD night-flying helicopter assisted last month on the fires in Northern California - Fire Aviation (blog)


Fire Aviation (blog)

A Kern County FD night-flying helicopter assisted last month on the fires in Northern California
Fire Aviation (blog)
Kern County Fire Department (map) has two helicopters, UH-1H's, outfitted for flying at night to assist firefighters on the ground. One of them assisted on the Tubbs Fire last month, the blaze that eventually destroyed thousands of homes and killed ...

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Posted on Fri, 17 Nov 2017 11:42:15 GMT



One person confirmed dead in aircraft crash in Tehachapi - The Bakersfield Californian


The Bakersfield Californian

One person confirmed dead in aircraft crash in Tehachapi
The Bakersfield Californian
Kern County Fire Helicopter 407 searches a field just north of Challenger Way and east of the new hospital. Zeroing in on the crashed aircraft's emergency transponder, the helicopter landed and directed ground units to the crash site. The pilot was ...
One person confirmed dead in aircraft crash in Tehachapi | News ...Tehachapi News
1 dead after Tehachapi plane crashBakersfield Now

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Posted on Mon, 20 Nov 2017 05:11:14 GMT



Kern County Fire fully contains 60 acre blaze on the Grapevine - KERO 23ABC News


KERO 23ABC News

Kern County Fire fully contains 60 acre blaze on the Grapevine
KERO 23ABC News
Fort Tejon, CA. - UPDATE (9:15a.m.): The Kern County Fire Department said the fire is now 100 percent contained. A total of 60 acres were burned. Crews are cleaning up and the two lanes of southbound I-5 should reopen shortly.
Early morning wildfire brings out structure protection team for Digier CanyonThe Mountain Enterprise
Semitruck fire causes traffic delays on the GrapevineBakersfield Now

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Posted on Sat, 28 Oct 2017 14:42:00 GMT



Update: Horse injured in Cottonwood Fire transported to UC Davis for treatment - Bakersfield Now


Bakersfield Now

Update: Horse injured in Cottonwood Fire transported to UC Davis for treatment
Bakersfield Now
FILE -- Together with friends and family, Taylor Bartley has been working diligently to bring a horse back from the brink of death. "The Boss," as he's called, has made considerable progress from burns suffered from a wind-driven grass fire in early ...


Posted on Tue, 21 Nov 2017 02:28:29 GMT



Name released for pilot killed in Tehachapi crash - Bakersfield Now


Bakersfield Now

Name released for pilot killed in Tehachapi crash
Bakersfield Now
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — The Kern County coroner on Tuesday released the name of a pilot killed over the weekend in a Tehachapi crash. The Kern County Fire Department said the small plane went down Sunday night north of Mills Street and ...

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Posted on Tue, 21 Nov 2017 20:48:45 GMT



 

 
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