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McCarthy Statement on Erskine Fire

Jun 28, 2016
Press Release

Bakersfield, CA - Congressman Kevin McCarthy released the following statement on the Erskine Fire in Lake Isabella: 


"Judy and I are saddened by the loss of life from the ‪‎Erskine Fire‬. Our prayers go out to the families and everyone who has been affected. In the face of this devastation it has been incredible to see our community come together to support one another and help our neighbors get through this time of crisis. Specifically, our firefighters, law enforcement, and first responders have been nothing short of heroic while working to keep everyone safe and we are grateful for their service. I have been in contact with the Federal, state, and local officials to ensure they have all the resources needed to fight this fire. The coming days will continue to be difficult, but our community's generosity and family spirit will bring us all together to help rebuild."