RIDGECREST, Calif., Kern County Fire Department and Liberty Ambulance crews recently conducted helicopter familiarization and safety training in Ridgecrest, CA. This familiarization and training opportunity included conducting remote fill operations, setting up a temporary dip site, and water drop coordination communications. This is part of KCFD’s commitment to the citizens of Ridgecrest, assuring fire-readiness for the period of peak wildfire activity we have now entered.
As temperatures continue to rise, we are reminding our community to prepare for the possibility of wildfires. Build a go-bag, follow emergency agencies on social media, and sign up for emergency notifications at readykern.com.