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2016 KCFD Awards Ceremony - May 6th

 

 

Please join KCFD in recognizing the following honorees at our May 6th Awards Ceremony, 6:00 PM at the Kern County Administrative Center:

Medal of Merit
Engineer Harry Kelmanson – for providing public education on emergency preparedness and fire prevention in the Ridgecrest area.

Battalion Chief Dionisio Mitchell – for supporting firefighters in the management of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder through Critical Incident Stress Management.

Lifesaving Medal
Community Member Jud Bullard – for rescuing a five-year-old girl from a fire in Maricopa.

Community Members Kenneth Shyne, Donald Strong, and Jose Villarreal – for rescuing a woman trapped in a burning car after a vehicle accident in Lamont.   

Unit Citation
Engine Company 51 – Captain Jason Knaggs, Engineer Jose Urias, and Firefighter Paul Abarquez for rescuing a man from a house fire in Lamont.

Letter of Commendation
Captain Michael Chapman – for volunteering to support local community fundraisers and encouraging others to help.

Community Member Isaias Garza – for rescuing a man from a helicopter that crashed and caught fire near Wasco.

Captain Arthur W. Jacobs and Firefighter Casey Payne – for off-duty actions to rescue and treat three occupants from a vehicle that rolled over and caught fire near Tehachapi.

Community Members Mario Estrada and Fred Mendoza – for helping to save a man from a house fire in Lamont.

Good Samaritan Award
Community Members Emily Craig and Alex Groh – for helping and comforting people involved in a multi-vehicle  accident near Lost Hills.

Community Member James Siratt – for helping and  comforting a man trapped in a rolled-over vehicle in the Kern River Canyon.

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 May 6th to recognize our honorees.

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

 

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Latest News

03/22/2016
03-22-2016-aarf2March 22nd, 2016  AARF 2 Delivery To:  All Media, Fire Personnel   Contact:     Tyler Townsend, Public Information Officer,...
02/24/2016
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12/15/2015
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09/08/2015
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08/24/2015
08-24-15ooc-resoucre8/24/2015 Resource Update Yesterday, our Type 6 Patrol Strike Team of 17 firefighters left the Cuesta Fire and was reassigned to the Summit Fire that is...
08/18/2015
ooc-resouce08/18/2015 @ 1540 Fires continue to burn around the state of California. 124 Kern County Firefighters are supporting these  incidents.  Cuesta Fire:  41...
08/12/2015
anzastriketeam 8/10/2015 @ 0805  A Type VI Strike Team of KCFD Patrols is en route to assist with the Anza Fire in the San Jacinto Mountains of Riverside County. The...
08/10/2015
statewide-wildfireStatewide Wildfire Map as of 08/08/2015    
07/28/2015
outofcountyresource-updateKCFD Out-of-County Resource Update 7/28/2015 @ 1310 Fires continue to burn around the state of California. The Kern County Fire Department has a...
07/26/2015
willowupdate-fireWILLOW FIRE UPDATE:  A Type III Strike Team and KCFD Helicopter 407 have been requested from Kern County to assist with the Willow Fire near Bass...
07/25/2015
willowfire2WILLOW FIRE:  A Type II Strike Team has been requested from Kern County to assist with the Willow Fire near Bass Lake.    The following KCFD units are...
07/23/2015
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06/10/2015
fireworks-seizureFireworks Seizure - On June 10, 2015 at around 7:15 AM, the Kern County Fire Investigation Unit received a tip for illegal fireworks distribution. Kern...
04/07/2015
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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...

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