Carrier Incident

Incident Name: Carrier Parkway Incident
Incident Time: 3:34:00 p.m.
Incident Date: 2-8-2017
Incident Location: 900 Block of Carrier Parkway
Incident Type: Hazardous Materials
Equipment Assigned:

HAZMAT 66; DECON 51;

Engines 63, 51; Battalion 6;

PIO; Safety Officer

Personnel: 14

 

Bakersfield,  CA

At 3:34 this afternoon, the Kern County Fire Department received a call for an employee of an environmental services company that may have been exposed to an unknown hazardous waste product. KCFD units arrived at the scene and received reports that there were no injures.  As a precaution, one employee was decontaminated and evaluated by Hall Ambulance personnel.The individual refused medical treatment or transport.  Kern County Fire Department's Hazardous Materials team made an entry to evaluate the threat of any immediate hazards.  The situation was stable and KCFD and Environmental Health remained on scene while employees of the environmental services company took over operations near the chemical waste containers. 

Evacuations:  None

Road Closures: None

Assisting Agencies:  Kern County Environmental Health, Hall Ambulance

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