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2014/08/21 17:17
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WOFFORD HEIGHTS, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) - The Way Fire burning near Wofford Heights and Kernville was 48 percent contained Thursday morning. The wildfire has consumed more than 4,000 acres of grass,...
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2014/08/21 07:15
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Could someone run it by me again as to why the Kern County Fire Department failed to report the horrific, law-breaking incident involving illegal fireworks and explosions on the Fourth of July that...
2014/08/20 21:15
2014/08/20 21:15
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Breakout sessions are planned on an array of topics, like breastfeeding, emergency preparedness, even dental education. "We're trying to turn it into not the regular, traditional health fair," Sabin...
2014/08/19 21:07
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Safety and security remained the top discussion point at the Golden Hills Land Development Committee on Aug. 7. All seven committee members and Golden Hills residents alike expressed what should be...
2014/08/19 17:43
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The wildfire was first reported as 3 to 5 acres around 3 p.m. Monday in the area of Jeanette Way and Earl Pacsco Road. Tuesday morning, the fire had consumed 3,195 acres of grass, brush and scattered...
2014/08/19 00:17
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The brush fire in Wofford Heights "has grown substantially" since earlier this afternoon, and evacuations are underway in some nearby areas, according to to the Kern County Fire Department. Spokesman...
2014/08/13 02:18
2014/08/13 02:18
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The Kern County Fire Department currently has 65 firefighters of various ranks deployed to several wildfires in California. Some of the firefighters are divided up between the Beaver Fire, the July...
2014/08/12 19:07
2014/08/12 19:07
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A few dozen Golden Hills residents received a better grasp of three properties when the Golden Hills Community Services District board of directors provided a brief tour on Aug. 2. Board Directors Ed...
2014/08/10 01:15
2014/08/10 01:15
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KHSD is doubling down on its position that a severely mentally disabled girl wasn't harmed when she was possibly sexually assaulted in a bathroom at Independence High School in 2009 because she's so...
2014/08/09 22:15
2014/08/09 22:15
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A single-family home in Shafter was completely destroyed by fire Friday evening, displacing two adult residents. According to a news release from the Kern County Fire Department, the house at 737...
2014/08/08 18:13
2014/08/08 18:13
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BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) - Search warrants and an arrest warrant are being served Friday morning in what appears to be an illegal fireworks investigation. The Kern County Sheriff's Office Bomb...
2014/08/06 20:15
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The Kern County Fire Department never reported that a homemade IED caused major injury to four people, Henry said. "They (public safety departments) are supposed to be helping us to get this...
2014/08/06 01:15
2014/08/06 01:15
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And if it wasn't for the outstanding reporting of Mike Hart, KERO Channel 23, none of us would know about it. Because of what Kern County Fire Department Chief Brian Marshall described as a...
2014/08/06 00:15
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The men were placed on backboards and loaded onto an ambulance. The report says a bystander told firefighters the men had been injured when an acetylene bomb exploded. Another aspect of the county's...
2014/07/30 20:15
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Eight firefighters from the Kern County Fire Department participated earlier this month in a Union Pacific Railroad training course on crude-by-rail safety. The training included identifying tank car...
2014/07/27 08:16
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His body was found just before 9 a.m. near mile marker 17 on Highway 178, about 75 yards downstream from where he was last seen. Search and rescue volunteers with the Kern County Sheriff's Office,...
2014/07/27 03:16
2014/07/27 03:16
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The Kern County Fire Department sent 17 members late Saturday to battle the Sand fire, which started Friday afternoon in Northern California along the Amador-El Dorado county line and had grown to...
2014/07/23 20:15
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Californian columnist Lois Henry is not giving up on her quest to ban personal fireworks in Bakersfield. Recently, Henry asked the city and county fire departments the costs to put out a...
2014/07/23 19:07
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Local law enforcement and a variety of community organizers are inviting residents to a night out on the town with free food and all the safety information they can handle on Tuesday, Aug. 5, from 5...
2014/07/19 23:15
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In addition to the bounce houses and hair bows, KidsFest had plenty of attractions that people might not immediately associate with kids or summer. Tara Douhan of the The Wildlands Conservancy was...
2014/08/21 17:17
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