Incident Report

Kern County Fire Department

Nathan Goossens

Goodmanville Incident
DATE: December 6, 2023
TIME: 02:54

Incident Number


Incident tYPE

Off-road Rescue
Location: Goodmanville Rd and Alfred Harrell Hwy
Closest Community: Goodmanville

Incident Narrative

Bakersfield, Calif., Early Wednesday morning, The Kern County Fire Department and Bakersfield Fire Department responded to the area of Alfred Harrell Hwy and Goodmanville Rd for a vehicle that rolled several hundred feet down a hill with multiple occupants that had been ejected. The vehicle was a two seater, ranch style Gator that had 4 occupants and an uninjured dog. Both agencies arrived on scene along with Hall Ambulance and started hiking up the hill. Contact was made with the vehicle occupants which included three moderately injured patients and one uninjured person. Due to the extent of the injuries of the three patients, crews utilized stokes baskets to carry the patients approximately 1/4 mile down the steep and sandy hill to Alfred Harrell Hwy. The three patients were then transported to the hospital via Hall Ambulance. There were no injuries to any Fire Service personnel. 


Injuries: 3
Fatalities: 0

Property Lost/Saved

Estimated Value LOSS: $0
Estimated Value SAVED: $0

KCFD Equipment Assigned

Engines: Engine 42
Patrols: None
Trucks: None
Specialty Equipment: Battalion 4

Total Personnel


Assisting Agencies

Bakersfield Fire Department, California Highway Patrol, Hall Ambulance

On Call Fire Information Officer

Phone: 1-661-330-0133

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