Kern Red Cross gets new vehicles thanks to donation

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) American Red Cross, Kern Chapter, showed off a new truck and SUV on Wednesday, purchased with donated funds from the Lake Family Foundation.

The new vehicles will help the local Red Cross respond in emergencies, according to Community Chapter Executive Amy Smith.

The local Red Cross has helped people in the aftermath of more than 100 house fires already this year, providing them with food, clothing and shelter.