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Local fundraiser to honor and support Porterville fallen firefighters

Fire Captain Raymond Figueroa, Firefighter Patrick Jones
Posted at 4:56 PM, Feb 28, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-28 20:02:25-05

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — The Bakersfield and Kern County Fire Departments are teaming up to host a fundraiser to honor fallen Porterville Fire Department Captain Ramon Figueroa and firefighter Patrick Jones.

On Tuesday the departments will host a pancake breakfast at 7 a.m. followed by a taco lunch from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The fundraiser will take place at Fire Station 1 located off 22nd and H Streets.

The public is invited to attend. Plates with be served for $5 each and will be served in a drive thru manner.

Figuerloa and Jones died on Feb. 18 battling a library fire in Porterville. Services were held for the two on Friday.