They are urging residents to sign up for state-of-the-art emergency notification system called 'Readykern'.
It's a system that alerts residents and businesses about natural disasters in their area.
Readykern enables Kern County to provide essential information quickly in a variety of situations, such as earthquakes, severe weather, fires, floods, or evacuation of buildings or neighborhoods.
For more information on how to sign up for alerts: log on to http://www.kerncountyfire.org/index.php/education/ready-kern
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