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One person killed on Malaga, Di Giorgio roads - KERO 23ABC News


KERO 23ABC News

One person killed on Malaga, Di Giorgio roads
KERO 23ABC News
The Kern County Fire Department is headed to the area of Malaga and Di Giorgio roads after reports of a death. An incident was reported around 11:45 a.m. near Grimmway Farms. KCFD officials could not confirm any details on the death. 23ABC has a crew ...


Posted on Thu, 21 Sep 2017 19:09:00 GMT



Kern County Fire Department avoids more staffing cuts with adopted 2017-2018 county budget - KERO 23ABC News


KERO 23ABC News

Kern County Fire Department avoids more staffing cuts with adopted 2017-2018 county budget
KERO 23ABC News
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - The Kern County Fire Department is able to breathe a slight sigh of relief now that the 2017-2018 county budget was officially adopted Tuesday. KCFD isn't facing heavy budget cuts or staffing cuts in comparison to previous years ...


Posted on Wed, 30 Aug 2017 01:50:03 GMT



Trucking company employee crushed, killed by trailer near Arvin - Bakersfield Now


Bakersfield Now

Trucking company employee crushed, killed by trailer near Arvin
Bakersfield Now
His truck is marked with Edison Freight Inc., but authorities on scene wouldn't confirm his employer. They would only say that he was employed by a trucking company. Kern County Fire Department Capt. Jason Knaggs said the man was freed by the time ...


Posted on Thu, 21 Sep 2017 20:45:07 GMT



Houses ablaze at Johannesburg historic mining town - San Bernardino County Sun


Houses ablaze at Johannesburg historic mining town
San Bernardino County Sun
Two houses burned to the ground and two others were threatened Tuesday in the former mining town of Johannesburg on Highway 395 at the Kern-San Bernardino County line, according to a San Bernardino County Fire Department report. The latter two ...


Posted on Wed, 20 Sep 2017 03:34:02 GMT



Kern kicks off campaign for Fifth District San Diego County Supervisor - Valley Roadrunner


Valley Roadrunner

Kern kicks off campaign for Fifth District San Diego County Supervisor
Valley Roadrunner
“Oceanside is the largest full-service city in North County. We have our own police and fire department, water utility, and harbor district,” said Kern. “I am very familiar with the issues that come from being a full-service government, and I have a ...


Posted on Thu, 21 Sep 2017 14:59:13 GMT



Firefighter Made the Ultimate Sacrifice While Protecting Kern County - Mojave Desert News


Firefighter Made the Ultimate Sacrifice While Protecting Kern County
Mojave Desert News
Firefighter Michael Heffner joined the Kern County Fire Department in 1985 and worked his way up through the ranks to become a Battalion Chief. Chief Heffner retired in July 13, 2013, devoting 28 years of service to the Department. He passed away from ...

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Posted on Fri, 15 Sep 2017 18:04:18 GMT



Board of Supervisors names new Kern County library chief - Ridgecrest Daily Independent


Board of Supervisors names new Kern County library chief
Ridgecrest Daily Independent
Community partnerships that Apple has fostered have helped to strengthen library programming and outreach. Partnerships with Employers' Training Resource, Kern County Department of Public Health, California State University, Bakersfield and the City of ...


Posted on Thu, 21 Sep 2017 08:27:01 GMT



KCFD responds to fire above Water Canyon Campground - Tehachapi News


Tehachapi News

KCFD responds to fire above Water Canyon Campground
Tehachapi News
The Kern County Fire Department was fighting at fire at Water Canyon Road on Tuesday afternoon, and it was reported to be at an estimated four acres that night. It was burning heavy timber and brush. Shortly after 3 p.m., a passerby noticed a column of ...
Crews put out fire in TehachapiBakersfield Now

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Posted on Thu, 07 Sep 2017 00:50:20 GMT



Summer ending, but wildfires still in full swing - The Bakersfield Californian


The Bakersfield Californian

Summer ending, but wildfires still in full swing
The Bakersfield Californian
This summer's wildland fires have been less "resource-intensive" in Kern County, with nothing like last year's historic Erskine Fir, said Kern County Fire Engineer Matt Redstone. That blaze tore through nearly 50,000 acres, destroyed 280 homes and took ...
California Wildfires Latest News Update 2017: 23 Sites Being Contained; Firefighters Persist Despite HeatChristian Post

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Posted on Thu, 07 Sep 2017 22:38:17 GMT



KCFD wild fire on I-5 near Laval fully contained - KERO 23ABC News


KERO 23ABC News

KCFD wild fire on I-5 near Laval fully contained
KERO 23ABC News
Kern County Fire Department is responding to a 1st alarm wild fire being called the Plant Fire near I-5 near Laval. We will continue to update with more information as it comes in. Copyright 2017 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material ...

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Posted on Fri, 01 Sep 2017 14:08:19 GMT



 

 
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