Reporting structural damage in Ridgecrest and surrounding areas in Kern County


The Kern County Fire Department says people can report damage from Friday’s quake in Ridgecrest and surrounding areas by calling 760-499-5083.

Kern County building inspectors are assisting with staffing the hotline.

Since Friday’s 7.1 earthquake, many have posted photos of various damage to roads and other other structures in the area.

17 News reporters in the area have shared photos of damage in Ridgecrest and Trona online.

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