Incident Report

Kern County Fire Department

Jake Cagle

Frontier Incident
DATE: June 19, 2023
TIME: 11:00

Incident Number


Incident tYPE

Reinforced Rescue
Location: 700 Block of Frontier Trail
Closest Community: Kernville
Cause: Undetermined

Incident Narrative

KERNVILLE, Calif., Just before 12 noon Monday, Kern County firefighters responded to a vehicle that drove over a 20-foot embankment into a residence. Upon arrival, firefighters found the driver pinned inside the vehicle. Firefighters stabilized the vehicle and then used rescue tools, such as the "Jaws of Life", to safely remove the patient from the vehicle. The patient, who had suffered moderate injuries, was then transported to a local area hospital for further treatment. 


Injuries: 1
Fatalities: 0

Property Lost/Saved

Estimated Value LOSS: $20,000
Estimated Value SAVED: $0

KCFD Equipment Assigned

Engines: E335, E71, E72, E76
Patrols: None
Trucks: None
Specialty Equipment: Batt7, KPIO

Total Personnel


Assisting Agencies

On Call Fire Information Officer

Phone: 1-661-330-0133

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