Garibay receives Lifesaving Medal

Garibay receives Lifesaving MedalRidgecrest Police Officer Ricardo Garibay receives the “Lifesaving Medal” during the Kern County Fire Department’s awards ceremony in Bakersfield. Garibay and Officer Cory Ballestero rescued a man from a house fire in Ridgecrest last year. Other local honorees include Station 74 Capt. Thomas Nicoll, Engineer Brian Allen and Firefighter Ryder White, who rescued a family from a burning home during last year’s devastating Erskine Fire. -- Photo courtesy of KCFD

Story First Published: 2017-04-07