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Isabella Dam Update

Click here for the latest information on the the Isabella Dam (updated 04/2015).

2015 KCFD Awards

 

 

Please join KCFD in recognizing the following honorees at our June 12th Awards Ceremony, 6:00 PM in the Board Chambers:

Medal of Merit
Captain Glen Maki, for exemplary, meritorious off-duty actions protecting lives and property during the Way Fire in Wofford Heights.

Lifesaving Medal
Community members Lisa Baker, Richard Brocker, and Shawn Gossage – for saving the life of a man in cardiac arrest by providing CPR and defibrillation at a gym in Ridgecrest.

Community members Mario Taylor and Camille Szayer – for saving the life of a man in cardiac arrest by providing CPR when he was driven to a service station in Boron.

Fire Dispatcher of the Year
Fire Dispatcher II Blake Oxford – for excellent performance in public safety dispatching.

Unit Citation
Engine Company 61 – Captain Moses Neal , Engineer Coleman Souers , and Firefighter Jacob Ricker for rescuing a man from an apartment fire in Bakersfield.

Letter of Commendation
Captain Butch Agosta – for demonstrating leadership and service in the development and training of structure firefighting tactics for firefighters.

Helicopter Pilot Scott Beck – for planning and coordinating the Southern California Interagency Night Vision Goggle Fire Suppression Drill 2014, involving aircraft and crews from around the state in nighttime live-wildfire training in Tehachapi.

Engineer Geoffrey Van – for demonstrating achievement and service in the development of structure fire ventilation, thermal imaging camera (TIC), and tiller truck driver training for firefighters. Good Samaritan Award

Good Samaritan Award
Community member Thomas Rockwell – for demonstrating selfless concern while helping people involved in a vehicle accident in Weldon, followed by driving an uninjured couple home to Apple Valley, inspiring the establishment of this award.

Community members Hansel Borges and Celena Bertone – for supporting the efforts to save the life of a man in cardiac arrest at a gym in Ridgecrest.

It is truly an honor to recognize our outstanding employees and community members that go above and beyond the call of duty. We hope that you can join us at the Awards Ceremony on June 12th to recognize our honorees.

For more information, please contact Deputy Chief John Silliman at 661-330-0123.

 

Historical Footage of KCFD

Check out this Youtube video containing historical footage of Kern County Fire (Silent/28 mins).

Kelso Creek Emergency Operations Plan

The Final Draft of the Kelso Creek Communities Emergency Operations Plan has been released.   Click here for access.

Latest News

04/07/2015
kcfd-bfd-firefighters-raise-16-500-for-fresno-fire-captain-pete-dernKCFD & BFD Firefighters raise $16,500  - On April 3rd and 4th, a fundraising event was held at the new Broken Yolk Restaurant in Bakersfield, CA....
01/12/2015
kcfd-captain-neal-is-honoredKCFD Captain Honored  - Kern County Fire Captain Moses Neal was honored at a recent Bakersfield Condors hockey game for his display of heroic actions on...
12/11/2014
gym-employees-meet-the-man-they-savedOn December 8th, 2014 at approximately 8:30 PM, firefighters from Ridgecrest Fire Station #74 responded to a call for cardiac arrest at In-Shape Health...
10/02/2014
arson-updateKern County Fire Department Arson Unit Update - The  Arson Unit has released updated incident investigation information for the following fires:September...
10/02/2014
new-fire-enginesNew Fire Engines - On Friday, October 3, 2014, the Kern County Fire Department will issue three new fire engines to the field. Based upon high emergency...
08/26/2014
station-58-openingNew Station 58 - On Friday, September 5th, 2014 at 10:00 am, the Kern County Fire Department is honored to host the opening of the newest fire station,...
06/30/2014
kcfd-2014-awards-ceremonyThe Kern County Fire Department recently recognized the following employees at the 2014 Awards Ceremony:   Grant G. Young Excellence in...
05/15/2014
paramedic-of-the-year-chad-chebbiIt is with great pleasure that the Kern County Fire Department announces that Recruit Firefighter Chad Chebbi will be receiving "Paramedic of the Year"...
04/29/2014
wildfire-awreness-weekKern County Fire Chief Brian Marshall accepts the Board of Supervisors Proclamation for Wildfire Awareness Week, beginning May 4th.  
04/18/2014
station-54-new-engineKern County Fire Station 54 in Arvin received a new Pierce Quantum fire engine. Chief Brian Marshall and Kern County Supervisor Leticia Perez delivered...
04/24/2013
fire-season-beginsThe Declaration of the 2013 Fire Season Monday, April 29th, 2013 The Kern County Fire Department (KCFD),The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), U.S. Forest...
04/08/2013
end-of-open-burningThe Kern County Fire Department is announcing the end of open burning season effective Monday, April 14. 2014. Due to the lack of rain and warm...
09/04/2012
station-65-grand-openingKERN COUNTY, CA – On Thursday, March 14, 2013, at 10:00 a.m. the Kern County Fire Department will host the Grand Opening of the new Fire Station #65,...
08/28/2012
hazard-reduction-citationsCitations for Hazard Reduction violations have been issued.  If your lot has been cleared and you've received a citation, please call your nearest fire...
08/13/2012
jawbone-update-8-13JAWBONE COMPLEX UPDATE: The fire is burning in the Jawbone Recreation Area, which is approximately ten miles West of the Jawbone Visitor Center....

Incidents

Incident Name: Pond Incident Incident Time: 9:32:00 pm Incident Date: 05-26-2015 Incident Location: 33300 Block of Pond...
Incident Name: Shafter Avenue Incident Incident Time: 1:44:00 pm Incident Date: 05-26-2015 Incident Location: 400 Block of...
Incident Name: Erskine Incident Incident Time: 4:22:00 pm Incident Date: 05-23-2015 Incident Location: South end of Erskine...
Incident Name: Azalea Incident Incident Time: 4:39:00 pm Incident Date: 05-20-2015 Incident Location: 7000 Block of Zalea...
Incident Name: 58 Incident Incident Time: 2:15:00 pm Incident Date: 05-11-2015 Incident Location: Highway 58 East of...
Incident Name: Seclusion Incident Incident Time: 9:43:00 am Incident Date: 05-3-2015 Incident Location: 3500 Block of...
Incident Name: Monterey Incident Incident Time: 1:28:00 am Incident Date: 05-3-2015 Incident Location: 2200 block of...
Incident Name: Grape Incident Incident Time: 1:21:00 pm Incident Date: 05-1-2015 Incident Location: South Bound I-5, Upper...
Incident Name: McFarland Incident Incident Time: 3:54:00 am Incident Date: 04-28-2015 Incident Location: 15000 Block of...
Incident Name: Grand View Incident Incident Time: 3:45:00 am Incident Date: 04-25-2015 Incident Location: 2400 Grand View...
Incident Name: California Incident Incident Time: 10:50:00 am Incident Date: 04-24-2015 Incident Location: Intersection of...
Incident Name: California Incident Incident Time: 04:51:00 pm Incident Date: 04-22-2015 Incident Location: 5900 Block of...
Incident Name: Black Mountain Incident Incident Time: 01:42:00 pm Incident Date: 04-21-2015 Incident Location: Top of Black...
  Incident Name: Karla Incident Incident Time: 03:00:00 am Incident Date: 04-19-2015 Incident Location: 400 Block of Karla...
  Incident Name: River Bottom Fire Incident 3 Incident Time: 11:00:00 am Incident Date: 04-18-2015 Incident...
  Incident Name: River Bottom Fire Incident Incident Time: 11:09:00 am Incident Date: 04-14-2015 Incident...
  Incident Name: River Incident Incident Time: 02:00:00 pm Incident Date: 04-11-2015 Incident Location: River Bottom, West...
  Incident Name: West Wilson Incident Incident Time: 05:08:00 am Incident Date: 04-02-2015 Incident Location: 200 Block of...
  Incident Name: Trench Incident Incident Time: 10:01:00 am Incident Date: 03-30-2015 Incident Location: Northwest of...
  Incident Name: River Incident Incident Time: 7:09:00 pm Incident Date: 03-26-2015 Incident Location: Oildale River Bottom,...
  Incident Name: Mary Incident Incident Time: 9:05:00 pm Incident Date: 03-25-2015 Incident Location: 300 Block of Mary...
  Incident Name: Graff Incident Incident Time: 3:13:00 am Incident Date: 03-24-2015 Incident Location: 3600 Block of W....
Incident Name:  Mt. Vernon Incident   Incident Time: 7:07:00 am Incident Date: 03-10-2015 Incident...
Incident Name: Oakwood Incident Incident Time: 5:45:00 pm Incident Date: 02-28-2015 Incident Location: 913 Oakwood St.,...
  Incident Name: Hay Stack Fire Incident Incident Time: 9:28:00 pm Incident Date: 02-19-2015 Incident Location: 5800 Block...
Incident Name: Wilson Incident Incident Time: 12:07:00 pm Incident Date: 02-18-2015 Incident Location: 600 Block of Wilson...
Incident Name: Delano Incident Incident Time: 5:03:00 pm Incident Date: 02-15-2015 Incident Location: 1600 Block of 10th...
Incident Name: Delano Incident Incident Time: 5:03:00 pm Incident Date: 02-15-2015 Incident Location: 1600 Block of 10th...
Incident Name: Wasco Canal Incident Incident Time: 9:30:00 am Incident Date: 02-14-2015 Incident Location: Highway 46 &...
Incident Name: Structure Fire Incident Incident Time: 8:43:00 am Incident Date: 02-10-2015 Incident Location: 5800 Block of...

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