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'First Look': First responder agencies compete in 911 Series race this weekend

By THE BAKERSFIELD CALIFORNIAN
Thursday, Apr 17 2014 11:02 AM

Racers, start your engines.

The return of the 911 Series is back at the Kern County Raceway and local first responders are preparing themselves for the big night race that kicks off Saturday.

Thursday on "First Look with Scott Cox," Steven Blakesley of the raceway and Capt. Tim Ortiz of the Bakersfield Fire Department, talked about the participating departments in the race.

The six teams racing for their preferred charity are: the Bakersfield Police Department, Kern County Sheriff's Office, Bakersfield Fire Department, Kern County Fire Department, Shafter Police Department and Taft Police Department.

"I wouldn't second guess the small town police departments," Blakesley said.

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