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🔥Audio On - Nobody Goes Home APB🔥

Today is shift change in the Kern County Fire Department but most #KernCountyFirefighters will not be going home. The fire department is critically understaffed and the #StagecoachFire has taxed our resources. An APB was put out last night that nobody goes home without chief approval. Your firefighters are working harder than ever to keep residents safe, but the lack of support from county leaders are putting everyone at risk.

Critical infrastructure vital to the public’s safety should not be ran at 99.9% efficiencies per the Lean Six Sigma model the County CAO’s office has been so eager to implement in the Fire Department. Being so lean, when a major incident occurs, our Fire Departments ability to absorb that impact has become near impossible and the “machine” that is the Kern County Fire Department begins to break. Last night was one of many recent failures due to poor management by County officials.
#DoingMoreWithLess #AttackOnPublicSafety #CriticalInfrastructure 23ABC Bakersfield BakersfieldNow The Bakersfield Californian
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Short-staffing is putting overworked firefighters at risk, this is wrong .the county leaders need to be held accountable for the budget cuts did have created an unsafe situation for everyone

Yes the BOS are to blame but don’t forget all the hit pieces that the Bakersfield Californian has done in the past on the overtime that they have to do in order to staff positions that the department doesn’t have the money to fill with permanent personnel.

This is all wrong!! The County leaders need to support these essential workers!!

County leaders please support our firefighters! We need them!

I hope those wonderful men get paid overtime this is s***. They need to come home and rest.

I have no words, just awful on so many levels!

This is sad and it's just as sad for the sheriff department they are so understaffed as well.

Buracrates cost other jobs to be lost

This is so wrong.

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The Kern County Fire Department’s capabilities are being pushed to the limits tonight. The #StagecoachFire is burning near Piute and a large resource order has been made to protect homes. On top of the initial dispatch resources, 2 immediate need Task Force’s from KCFD are on scene and a KCFD type 3 strike team has been emergency demobilized from the #PondFire and is enroute to Piute. Unfortunately KCFD’s hotshot crew 7 was cut this year as this fire is in what was their backyard. Callbacks are being made to get off duty firefighters back to stations so they will be staffed. Emergencies don’t stop coming in though even if the station is unstaffed, which is currently causing engines from other stations to respond out of their area. If the department cannot get people to come back tonight stations will be left unstaffed or under staffed risking the safety of the public and firefighters.

The emergency management system should be built to handle large emergencies not just the everyday situations. Leaving firefighter positions un-funded and un-filled is putting communities at risk.
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The Kern County Fire Department’s capabilities are being pushed to the limits tonight. The #StagecoachFire is burning near Piute and a large resource order has been made to protect homes. On top of the initial dispatch resources, 2 immediate need Task Force’s from KCFD are on scene and a KCFD type 3 strike team has been emergency demobilized from the #PondFire and is enroute to Piute. Unfortunately KCFD’s hotshot crew 7 was cut this year as this fire is in what was their backyard. Callbacks are being made to get off duty firefighters back to stations so they will be staffed. Emergencies don’t stop coming in though even if the station is unstaffed, which is currently causing engines from other stations to respond out of their area. If the department cannot get people to come back tonight stations will be left unstaffed or under staffed risking the safety of the public and firefighters. The emergency management system should be built to handle large emergencies not just the everyday situations. Leaving firefighter positions un-funded and un-filled is putting communities at risk.Image attachment

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Sad world we live in when first responders jobs are cut. You are risking the lives of these dedicated individuals by leaving them short staffed. Be safe firefighters

Praying for our firefighters. The supervisors were crazy to get rid of them. You better figure something out.

Way to go Board of Supervisors. But what do you care, you guys are doing just fine.

Is that why the building has been empty? We had to evacuate our horses and oxen last night due to this fire.

At 9pm an APB was sent out that firefighters are not to leave at the end of their shift until ok’ed by chief officer.

It also helps when the people running the department have relevant educations, experience and proffessional development. 🤷🏻‍♂️

So want to give a huge and sarcastic thanks to our local leadership and council. Because of your choices and voting to defund our first responders now we are stuck with unstaffed and underpaid first responders trying to protect our community. I pray and appreciate all of our first responders. You and our military are what I am thankful for! Stay safe! I pray our community leadership will see this and pull their heads out of you know where and do what’s right!

And I bet the power companies will be more than happy to use this as an excuse to keep depriving us of the electricity we pay dearly for. "We have to keep up our corporate liability power shutoffs becausethere are now less firefighters to respond to fires. We are protecting you!" Bastards.

No skin off the Board of Supervisors nose. They are sitting good snuggled in their homes. What an injustice to our county cutting our fire department.

Praying for the firefighters and communities who are at a higher risk due to negligent politicians. Stay safe and strong KCFD!

Keeping our firefighters in prayer. It's negligent incompetence on the BOS' side.

This is all very sad,the bos should not have cut our firemen,my thoughts and prayers are with all fighting this fire.we can never thank them enough

So...not only did they cut essential jobs, remember they were considered essential by the governor for COVID, you cut back the number of positions. You all should be asking WHERE your tax dollars are going, you as the people can ask those questions and demand answers. You still pay that ridiculous amount for sales tax and property tax. Who/where does it go? And btw you go get em Kern County firefighters always one of my favorite FDs. much respect to you all when facing emergencies like this. Stay safe

The BOS doesn't appreciate you all, but the people do! Thank you so much, stay safe!

This fire is in what would have been Crew 7's backyard.

This is why you don't defend the firefighters!!!!!! Hello people wake up!!!!!

Thank you for staying with Kern Country and protecting us... 💜

Thank you for your service. Be safe. Praying for God’s protection.

Praying 🙏 for our much needed firefighters

Hand the BOS shovels and hoses.

Praying for your safety.

It’s all on the BOS now.

Send in the supervisors

Big mistake!

Kevin McCarthy. Mick Gleason. Do you guys see an issue here? Fix it that’s why we voted for you.

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Do you want to voice your concerns about cuts to public safety? Here is a way to let the supervisors know un-funding positions and un-staffing fire stations is dangerous for the community and firefighters during the live meeting tonight. #protectpublicsafetyInterested in finding out how Kern County will spend their budget dollars this next fiscal year. You have a chance to weigh in on what is important to you by providing comments tonight at the August 3rd, 2020 Budget hearing. The hearing will be available today live at 6 PM through our YouTube channel at bit.ly/3hRTVC4

Want to make a comment live during the meeting?
First register with the Clerk of the Board by calling (661) 868-3605 before the meeting begins to receive instructions and the call-in number and code.
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Do you want to voice your concerns about cuts to public safety? Here is a way to let the supervisors know un-funding positions and un-staffing fire stations is dangerous for the community and firefighters during the live meeting tonight. #ProtectPublicSafety

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Who were the leaders inside the KC Fire Department who negotiated such bad contracts for fire services?

Yesterday evening Kern County Fire deployed a type 3 strike team to the #pondfire near Creston. Engines 324 (McKittrick), 335 (Woody), 345 (Edison), 356 (Lebec), 376 (Kernville) with a strike team leader and a STL assistant responded. As of this morning the fire is 10% contained and 1550 acres. Evacuations are in effect.

When a strike team gets deployed emergency callbacks happen so fire stations in Kern get back filled. Yesterday 2 Battalion Chief, 5 Captain, 5 Engineer, and 5 Firefighter positions needed to be filled. Currently having over 60 vacant positions many fire fighters are already forced to work extra shifts. Because people are already working or needing important time home with family it is becoming more difficult to back fill fire stations during an emergency. These concerns were expressed to the Board of Supervisors by Chief David Witt and Local 1301, unfortunately our concerns seem to have fallen on deaf ears.
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Yesterday evening Kern County Fire deployed a type 3 strike team to the #PondFire near Creston. Engines 324 (McKittrick), 335 (Woody), 345 (Edison), 356 (Lebec), 376 (Kernville) with a strike team leader and a STL assistant responded. As of this morning the fire is 10% contained and 1550 acres. Evacuations are in effect. When a strike team gets deployed emergency callbacks happen so fire stations in Kern get back filled. Yesterday 2 Battalion Chief, 5 Captain, 5 Engineer, and 5 Firefighter positions needed to be filled. Currently having over 60 vacant positions many fire fighters are already forced to work extra shifts. Because people are already working or needing important time home with family it is becoming more difficult to back fill fire stations during an emergency. These concerns were expressed to the Board of Supervisors by Chief David Witt and Local 1301, unfortunately our concerns seem to have fallen on deaf ears.

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Stay safe!🙏🏻🙏🏻❤️❤️👍

While out on “strike teams” pick up applications for the different departments.

Get those supervisor asses on the fire line that will heat them up. Union reps fire up!!! Dad of a firefighter!!!!

GAIN SHAME ON BOS! They dont care, they are only concerned with themselves and their paycheck!

The BOS WILL NEVER GIVE A DAMN ABOUT YOU. THE ONLY RESOLUTION IS TO REMOVE THEM FROM OFFICE AND REPLACE THEM WITH NEW BOS THAT WILL CARE. MAY THE PEOPLE OF BAKERSFIELD PLEASE MAKE THIS HAPPEN. 💙🇺🇸💙🇺🇸💙🇺🇸

Thank you Kern County FD👍

Alex, Jonathan, Scott.

I thank you so much I live in the area. Be safe

We here in Santa Margarita thank you with all of our hearts for your dedication 🙏😇❤️

BOS needs to take the same pay cut as Firefighters! Also, mandatory 10 ride-alongside for each supervisor. They need a wake-up call. Firefighters do not just put out fires! They are fires-responders to thousands of horrific calls every year. BOS, Shame On You!!! 🤬🇺🇸🙏

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Be safe thank you for what you're doing from a firefighter mother.

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Stay safe! Prayers for all💙🇺🇸🙏

Awesome pic💙

Pay attention BOS and value your firefighters!!!!!

Heard they had a fire out in Riverside Country, Ca. How bad is it?

Nice to see those 1997s out in the mix 🤦🏼‍♂️

Stay safe u guys...what does it take to make the supervisors see the light?

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Annual Fund-raising is Underway

It is time for our annual fund-raising drive.  We will be reaching out to Kern County residents and businesses in the coming weeks to raise money for local, worthy causes. We will also be sponsoring a Business Directory consisting of fire prevention articles, emergency phone numbers and advertisements from local concerned business owners.

Although Local 1301 has been raising money for charities this way for 26 years, there are always reasonable concerns that these solicitations by phone are part of a scam. We want to ensure our members and the public that calls the may receive in the next few weeks are in fact legitimate and have been authorized and approved by the Local 1301 Board of Directors.

We want to thank everyone for supporting us this year. If you would like to donate, please click the link below to donate via PayPal,




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Yesterday evening Kern County Fire deployed a type 3 strike team to the #PondFire near Creston. Engines 324 (McKittrick), 335 (Woody), 345 (Edison), 356 (Lebec), 376 (Kernville) with a strike team leader and a STL assistant responded. As of this morning the fire is 10% contained and 1550 acres. Evacuations are in effect. When a strike team gets deployed emergency callbacks happen so fire stations in Kern get back filled. Yesterday 2 Battalion Chief, 5 Captain, 5 Engineer, and 5 Firefighter positions needed to be filled. Currently having over 60 vacant positions many fire fighters are already forced to work extra shifts. Because people are already working or needing important time home with family it is becoming more difficult to back fill fire stations during an emergency. These concerns were expressed to the Board of Supervisors by Chief David Witt and Local 1301, unfortunately our concerns seem to have fallen on deaf ears.
💥Public Comment Requested💥 Public Safety is under attack! The 2020-2021 Fire Department budget includes un-funding firefighter positions and un-staffing fire stations. Despite nearly 46 million dollars in carry forward from last year and over 175 million dollars in reserves, the county CAO still feels it is necessary to cut emergency services. Cutting public safety services to county residents while filling up savings accounts is irresponsible. Please stand with your #KernCountyFirefighters and let the BOS know you do not want cuts to public safety by emailing publiccomment@kerncounty.com Thank you! The Board of Supervisors will meet ‪on Monday, August 3, 2020 at 6:00 p.m.‬ in closed session to receive public comment for the Fiscal Year 2020-2021 recommended budget. Here is how you can voice your concerns: 1. Preferred option: submit your comment via email to publiccomment@kerncounty.com. Please include your name and clearly indicate this is for the meeting on August, 3rd PM session in regards to recommended 2020-21 budget. 2. Other options: • Call (661) 868-3640 to leave a voicemail of no more than two minutes in length. Please state and spell your name at the beginning of your message and clearly indicate this is for public comment on the recommended 2020-21 budget. Do not leave your phone number on the voice message since these messages are heard in public session. https://itsapps.kerncounty.com/clerk/minutes/bosagenda/2435561/2435575/2435587/2435624/2435830/FY%202020-2021%20Recommended%20Budget%20Discussion2435830.pdf Comments must be in by 4pm Sunday.
🚨Preparing for a COVID-19 economy🚨 Your #KernCountyFirefighters were once again successful in bringing money into the Kern County Fire Department to help off set costs. This time we were awarded $274,636 dollars in a Assistance to Firefighters Grant. This round of AFG grant funds are specifically for fire departments to purchase personal protective equipment (PPE) fire fighters and EMS personnel need to respond to suspected or confirmed cases of COVID-19. Over the years Local 1301 has helped secure millions of dollars in grant funding to protect public safety in Kern County. California Professional Firefighters International Association of Fire Fighters Team 10th
During the COVID-19 pandemic families are spending a large amount of time in their backyard. Your #KernCountyFirefighters want you to be safe so please follow these #SafetyTips: * If you don’t have a fenced yard, teach your child the boundaries. Always have a responsible person supervise outdoor play. * Check your yard for dangerous plants. If you are unsure about any of the plants in your yard, call your local poison help line. * Teach your child never to pick and eat anything from a plant, no matter how good it looks, without your permission. * If you use pesticides or herbicides on your lawn or garden, read the instructions carefully. Don’t allow children to play on a treated lawn for at least 48 hours. * Never allow your child to play unattended near traffic. * Chemicals, cleaners, gas, car fluids, pesticides and fertilizers can be poisonous. * Keep all doors and gates leading to the pool locked at all times. * Keep the pool area dry and free of all sharp objects. * Never leave your kids alone at the pool. Keep a close eye on them at all times. * Be sure to always have an adult supervising kids when the grill is on. * Remove all flammable items that are near the grill. * Be sure to keep fire safety tools around like fire extinguishers.
As public pools remain closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, parents are bringing the summer water fun home for their family. Big box stores and online retailers report that inflatable and small plastic pools are a hot commodity as people look to stay cool at home this summer. Your #KernCountyFirefighters want you to be safe so please never leave young children near pools – no matter how small – unsupervised. #IAFFsafetytips
Today we recognize FireMedic Hanner who recently resigned from the Kern County Fire Department. Thank you for your hard work and dedication to the citizens of the County of Kern,. Firefighter/Paramedic Andrew Hanner was assigned to Station 58 in Pine Mt. Club, one of two ALS stations in the department. He has accepted a Firefighter/Paramedic position with the Los Angeles County Fire Department and takes 7 years of training and experience with him. The KCFD now only has 4 Firefighter Medics (and 5 Engineer Medics) staffing the 9 ALS assignments in the department causing hundreds of hours of forced overtime. Chronic low morale, lack of employer support by County leadership, and no stable plan for the departments Medic Program drove him to leave where he could regain stability for his family.
Our thoughts and prayers are with our brothers and sisters at Kern Law Enforcement Association as they mourn the loss of their brother Deputy Martin Rodriguez.
46 million homes are now considered to be in the wildfire zone. Be prepared all year-round for a potential wildfire. #IAFFSafetyTips
Kern County’s disturbing 4th of July stats: - 180 Abandoned Emergency calls - 147 Abandoned Admin. calls - 1,784 Total Emergency calls While other local fire departments increased resources and added engines, our Kern County Fire Department was unable to provide ample protection during the expected surge of 911 calls. This is a direct result of being #Underfunded and #Understaffed by the County of Kern,. It is unacceptable that hundreds of citizens called 911 for help, and no one came to their aid due to a lack of KCFD resources. We expect more stories to surface in coming weeks that will further expose the failure of County leadership and THEIR decision to intentionally underfund its fire department. We want to give a shoutout to our dispatchers, firefighters, and ambulance personnel who tried their very best to protect our County in a difficult situation.
Your #KernCountyFirefighters would like to wish you a Happy Independence Day! As you celebrate this #4thofJuly please remember that if you choose to light fireworks make certain you live in an area where it’s legal and purchase Safe and Sane fireworks from approved vendors.
Happening now, structure fire in #frazierpark with a burn victim. Getting the appropriate number of resources and personnel on scene are essential to good outcomes on the fire ground. If planned brownouts occur it will have detrimental effects on how we operate and will delay response times to the incident.
Your #KernCountyFirefighters are once again saying goodbye to another highly trained firefighter. Firefighter/Paramedic Ian Crook has recently resigned from the Kern County Fire Department and has accepted a Fire/Medic position with the Daly City Fire Department. Ian has been a member of our department for 2 years and was recently assigned to Station 58 in #PineMountainClub, one of two Advanced Life Support stations in County of Kern, Ian takes his training and experience in Paramedicine and Hazardous Materials, as well as his Bachelors degree to his new department. With looming pay cuts (now imposed pay cuts) and uncertain financial stability, Ian decided that for his family he must move on. Ian we wish you a long happy career with Daly City and know that you will be a valued member of your new department. Firefighter/Paramedic Ian Crook is one of 59 resignations since 2016. #KernCountyFighters #HazMat #Paramedic #KernFirst #KernCountyFire #IfItsCoolItsFromKern #ProtectPublicSafety #WeAreKernCounty #GroundedAndBoundless
Seven years ago today, 19 members of the Prescott Granite Mountain Hotshots made the ultimate sacrifice while fighting the Yarnell Hill fire in Arizona. Today we pause to honor their memory. Andrew Ashcraft, 29 Robert Caldwell, 23 Travis Carter, 31 Dustin DeFord, 24 Christopher MacKenzie, 30 Eric Marsh, 43 Grant McKee, 21 Sean Misner, 26 Scott Norris, 28 Wade Parker, 22 John Percin Jr., 24 Anthony Rose, 23 Jesse Steed, 36 Joe Thurston, 32 Travis Turbyfill, 27 William Warneke, 25 Clayton Whitted, 28 Kevin Wyojeck, 21 Garret Zuppiger, 27 P.C. to KPHO
🔥🔥LAST DAY FOR PUBLIC COMMENT🔥🔥 Attention Kern County Residents: This Tuesday the Kern County BOS is going to vote on cuts to your first responders. Pay cuts to firefighters and fire station closures are possible. #KernCountyFirefighters cannot attend the BOS meeting in person to voice opposition. Tomorrow June 30th, 2020 local 1301 members and their families cannot look them in the face and fight against the defunding of public safety. That is why we need your help! In the picture provided is the process to call in or email your comments to the Board of Supervisors during the June 30th meeting. Your comments can be read during public comment but must be in by 4pm today. The agenda item for cuts is number 25 and is in the morning session meeting. Please reference agenda item 25. Please help us by voicing your opposition of the defunding of #PublicSafety and cuts to firefighters. Thank you. Email publiccomment@kerncounty.com
In the County of Kern, California they claim to treat their military employees well. But, actions speak louder than words. One of our firefighters was recently punished for serving his #militaryorders and was held back in pay steps while all others with the same hire date received their steps as scheduled. This is a violation of the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA). While we gave the County of Kern every opportunity to correct this error, they stood their ground claiming that the situation was handled appropriately. It was not until the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) got involved that true resolution has NOW been achieved. Our member has now been placed at the appropriate step with back pay. The attacks on your Kern County Firefighters truly have no boundaries, and Local 1301 is doing everything in our power to protect those who protect you. Thank you Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve for assisting us with righting a wrong. Thanks Devin Brown (Kern County Chief Human Resource Officer) for nothing. #SupportThoseWhoServe #DoingTheRightThingShouldntBeThatHard 23ABC Bakersfield BakersfieldNow The Daily Independent Taft Midway Driller High Desert News
🚨🚨URGENT PLEASE SHARE🚨🚨 Attention Kern County Residents: This Tuesday the Kern County BOS is going to vote yes or no on a $3 million dollar cut to your first responders. That's your tax dollars #KernCountyFirefighters cannot attend the BOS meeting in person to voice opposition. On June 30th, 2020 local 1301 members and their families cannot look them in the face and fight against cuts to Public Safety. That is why we need your help! In the link provided is the process to call in or email your comments to the Board of Supervisors during the June 30th meeting. Your comments can be read during public comment or specifically to item 25 of the agenda. Please help us by voicing your opposition of the defunding of #PublicSafety and cuts to firefighters. Thank you. Email publiccomment@kerncounty.com https://www.kerncounty.com/home/showdocument?id=4204 BakersfieldNow 23ABC Bakersfield Bakersfield Tuff Jeff Platt - Eyewitness News
💥💥WE NEED YOU💥💥 Kern County Residents: The Kern County Board of Supervisors are voting to cut firefighter pay and benefits and voting to defund firefighter positions on Tuesday June, 30th. Please contact your supervisors to let them know this is unacceptable and the safety of citizens should come first. What you need to do: 1. Find your district in the picture. 2. Locate the contact information below for your district supervisor and call or email them. We have provided a script for you to use. Thank you! Local 1301 District 1 Mick Gleason (661) 868-3650 district1@kerncounty.com District 2 Zack Scrivner (661) 868-3660 district2@kerncounty.com District 3 Mike Maggard (661) 868-3670 district3@kerncounty.com District 4 David Couch (661) 868-3680 district4@kerncounty.com District 5 Leticia Perez (661) 868-3690 district5@kerncounty.com Draft Letter to County Supervisor: To My Kern County District Supervisor, I am writing to you on behalf of Kern County Firefighters. I understand that is the CAO’s intention to impose a contract upon our firefighters that will effectively cut cost at the expense of cutting firefighter pay. I cannot support this action for some of the following reasons: -Many firefighters have already taken their years of experience and the county’s training investment to other agencies for higher pay. -Many more firefighters can be expected to do the same should you vote to impose this pay cut upon them. -An independent fact finder determined that our firefighters are underpaid compared to similar agencies in this state. -I expect a professional and effective fire service to protect my family and this would be a step in the wrong direction for providing this to me. -As a tax payer and resident of your district I have paid for and expect high quality service that will not be provided by continuing to make cuts to the firefighters. -I couldn’t expect firefighters to provide the same services to my community that they have after 12 years of contract battles, that have not even offered a cost of living adjustment, and now a looming pay cut. With fire insurance costs soaring, one thing we don’t need less of is fire protection. We depend on our firefighters everyday, especially during fire season, and now during a pandemic and I stand with them. Please vote against imposing this unfair contract upon them. In solidarity with our firefighters,
🚨🚨SHARE SHARE SHARE🚨🚨 Attention Kern County Residents: Of course CAO Ryan Alsop and Human Resources Director Devin Brown would take the opportunity to impose their proven unfair Last Best and Final offer while COVID-19 protocols are in place and #KernCountyFirefighters cannot attend the BOS meeting in person to voice opposition. On October 11th 2019 the County of Kern released the recommendations of the impartial fact finder for the first time, to wait this long and until the members of local 1301 and their families cannot look them in the face and voice justified concerns is cowardly. That is why we need your help. In the link provided is the process to call in or email your comments to the Board of Supervisors during the June 30th meeting. Your comments can be read during public comment or specifically to item 25 of the agenda. Please help us by voicing your concerns of the defunding of #PublicSafety and cuts to firefighters. Follow the instructions in the link to the document to provide public comment to the Board of Supervisors during COVID-19 restrictions. Thank you. https://www.kerncounty.com/home/showdocument?id=4204
Early this morning your #kerncountyfirefighters were requested to help battle the #springsfire in neighboring Tulare County. Station response areas are not affected as additional personnel have been called back on overtime to fill vacancies created by the outgoing strike team. Even with fire season starting to ramp up, the ongoing #covid-19 pandemic and the loss of highly trained firefighters to other agencies your #kerncountyfirefighters will continue to answer the call.
INCIDENT: Baker Fire
Originally came out as a structure fire but units are on scene of a grass fire within a solar field near #Rosamond. Solar power equipment can be an increase risks for your #KernCountyFirefighters.
Working structure fire in Delano with firefighters on scene.
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