Emergency dispatchers honored for National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week

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BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — This week was National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week and the Kern County Fire Department celebrated emergency dispatchers with a luncheon on Monday.

“On average there’s almost half a million calls handled through the Emergency Communications Center,” Kern County Fire Public Information Officer Andrew Freeborn said.

Fire Dispatcher 2 Zach Regan said it’s nice to have the extra recognition during this week.

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