Metropolitan Division1215 Truxtun Ave, Bakersfield, CA, 93301
Metropolitan Division is located in Kern County at 1215 Truxtun Ave, Bakersfield, CA 93301. It is responsible for operations in the following cities:
Bakersfield, Arvin, Delano, Maricopa, McFarland, Ridgecrest, Taft and Tehachapi. The division is also responsible for providing fire protection to the Naval Petroleum Reserve No. 1 (NPR-1) near Taft.
The Metropolitan Division was formed on July 1, 2009 as a result of the consolidation of the Bakersfield and Taft fire departments. The division currently has a staff of 171 sworn and civilian personnel.
The Metropolitan Division is commanded by Battalion Chief Jerry D. Brown.
The Metropolitan Division responds to an average of 6,500 emergency calls per year.