McKittrick Incident

Incident Name: McKittrick Incident
Incident Time: 7:22:00 p.m.
Incident Date: 11-23-2016
Incident Location: Addie Avenue, near Highway 33
Incident Type: Technical Rescue
Resources Used:

Engines 21, 22, 23, 24, 25; Truck 21;

USARS 52, 61; Battalion 2; Safety 1;

Information 1 

Personnel: 24

McKittrick,  CA

At 7:22 p.m. Wednesday, the Kern County Fire Department was dispatched to an overturned crane with two victims trapped.  One victim was trapped under the cab at the front of the crane and the other victim was trapped towards the rear under the main boom. Two Kern County Fire Department Urban Search and Rescue units specializing in technical rescue were requested to assist with safely removing the two victims from under the 80-ton crane. Both patients were transported by air ambulance to Kern Medical with serious injuries.

Assisting Agencies: Hall Ambulance






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