Agency Assist 07/05/2019 INC#1719

Agency Assist; INC#1719; 10:14PM; 100 W California Av;; Ridgecrest; In coordination with the California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) and in accordance with the California Fire Service and Rescue Emergency Mutual Aid System, the Los Angeles Fire Department has deployed a thoroughly equipped Type 1 Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) Team to Ridgecrest, California in support of active emergency operations related to seismic activity in that area. The eight specially trained, certified and equipped LAFD responders will work closely with allied agencies in a multi-disciplinary approach to all hazards, and are expected to fulfill a key role in structural assessment and stabilization in support of any emergency or rescue operations that may arise; "These veteran LAFD responders are proud emissaries of the people of Los Angeles, and eager to leverage their considerable skill in helping the people of Kern County."; - Brian Humphrey