Kern County Red Cross holding free Save-a-Life event

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) Coming up over the weekend, the American Red Cross, Kern Chapter, is giving away free safety equipment and free lunch at an annual Save-a-Life event.

The aim: to empower organizations and residents with skills and tools needed in emergencies.

The event is scheduled for 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Boys & Girls Club on Niles Street and is set to include:

  • Free smoke alarm giveaway to the first 100 families
  • Free lunch
  • A chance to win a three-day emergency preparedness kit
  • "Firefighter Frank and Friends" puppet show