BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Local firefighters were out raising money for the Granite Mountain Hotshot Crew of Arizona today.
Following the success of Kern County Fire Department collection for the Granite Mountain Hotshot crew, crew 81 and 82 based in Tehachapi, will have another Fill the Boot.
The crews accepted donations on Saturday, July 13, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Junction of Hwy 202 and Tucker Rd in Tehachapi. They raised $30,000 in Tehachapi Saturday.
Several local Fire Engines and a Hotshot Crew also held a car wash for the Wildland Firefighter Foundation to benefit the families of the 19 fallen firefighters of the Prescott Fire Department on Saturday July 13, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The car wash and donation spots can be made at:
Costco Parking Lot (by the gas pumps)