The Kern County Fire Department is dedicated to protecting life and property by providing effective public education, fire prevention and emergency services. We are committed to proudly serve our community in the safest, most professional and efficient manner.
About Kern County Fire Department
The Kern County Fire Department (KCFD) is an organization comprised of over 625 permanent employees protecting an area which spans over 8,000 square miles. Over 546 uniformed firefighters are stationed in 46 fire stations throughout Kern County. Added to this, the Kern County Fire Department has 14 Mutual Aid Agreements with neighboring fire suppression organizations to further strengthen the emergency services available to our customers.
We provide fire protection services for over 500,000 citizens living in the unincorporated areas of Kern County and the following cities: