Taft Fire


Taft, CA - Just before 6 a.m. on Saturday, May 7, 2016, the Kern County Fire Department received multiple calls for a structure with smoke and flames showing in the 200 block of Kern Street. Based on the multiple reports, a reinforced structure response was started at the time of dispatch. Crews arrived on scene to an approximately 2000 sq. ft. single story, single family home fully involved with fire. Fire crews deployed hose lines for a defensive fire attack and were able to get a knockdown on the fire in approximately 25 minutes. The home was vacant at the time of the fire. There were no injuries as a result of this fire.





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