KINGS COUNTY — The Kings County Fire Department was awarded a grant to purchase thermal drones, which officials said will benefit not only firefighters but the entire community. Read More
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CAL FIRE, Local 2881 and CAL FIRE Tulomne-Calaveras Unit are saddened to announce the passing of one of their own in the line of duty. Captain Stacy Hamilton passed away on June 8, 2019, in a single vehicle accident while … Read More
Two mobile homes were destroyed in a fire Sunday evening at the El Solana RV and Mobile Home Park on North Brown Road, displacing six people in the process, according to Kern County Fire Department Battalion 7 Chief Jason Schillinger. Read More
The United States Forest Service is saddened to announce the passing of one of its own in the line of duty. Helitack Captain Daniel Laird passed away on March 27, 2019, in a helicopter accident while conducting a prescribed burn … Read More
CAL FIRE, Local 2881 and CAL FIRE Riverside are saddened to announce the passing of one of their own. Fire Apparatus Engineer Steven Casados passed away on February 28, 2019, following a battle with job-related cancer. Brother Casados served with … Read More