|Incident Name:||Farmers Incident|
|Incident Time:||8:30:00 a.m.|
|Incident Location:||8500 Block of Farmers Lane|
|Incident Type:||Structure Fire|
Engines 51, 52, 41, 42, 45;
Truck 41; Battalion 4; PIO;
Arson; Safety Officer
At 08:30 a.m. on 02/04/17, Kern County Fire Department responded to a single family structure fire at the 8500 block of Farmers Lane. Crews arrived on scene to find a single family resident 80% involved with fire. Fire crews made an aggressive attack to contain the fire in 20 minutes and was able to conduct a primary and secondary search of the home. Prior to arrival, the father and brother of the resident made a heroic rescue by pulling four children out of their home safely. All family members were treated and transported to the hospital with smoke inhalation.
Assisting Agencies: PG&E, Kern County Building Department, Hall Ambulance
The Kern County Fire Department would like to remind residents to be actively involved with family members on emergency evacuations and conduct yearly fire drills. We would also like to remind you to change your smoke detectors batteries, because smoke detectors do save lives.