Incident Name: Gallery Incident
Incident Time:

9:00:00 a.m.

Incident Date: 4-13-2019
Incident Type: Carbon Monoxide
Cause: Under investigation

Bakersfield, CA

At 6:44 a.m Kern County Fire Department crews responded to the report of a structure fire in the 6000 block of Gallery Drive. Upon arrival, crews encountered a medical emergency involving carbon monoxide poisoning. Crews immediately secured the scene and began treating the patients involved. There was one fatality and a total of 7 patients were transported to the hospital. The cause of the emergency is under investigation 

Assisting Agencies: BPD AND PG&E

Additional Message: The Kern County Fire Department would like to remind all residents to make sure that there are working CO detectors in the house and to change out the batteries in their smoke detectors. 




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