Kern County may be spread far apart, but when tragedy hits, the county comes together.
The Erskine Fire began a week ago Thursday and since then, countless businesses, nonprofits and individuals have teamed up to help its victims.
Those victims have needed everything: clothes, food, water, toiletries and more.
“To see people lose everything, and having to start over again, is pretty tough,” said Bob Hodel, owner of Hodel’s Country Dining. “So we are going to do our part. Let’s rebuild together.”
Hodel has been helping rebuild