East Bakersfield, CA - At 12:22 a.m. on Monday, August 2, 2016, the Kern County Fire Department received a call for a residential structure fire in the 5900 block of East Brundage Lane. A reinforced structure response was started by dispatchers. When crews arrived on scene, they encountered a fully involved garage fire. The garage was attached to an 1,800 square foot single-family home.
Crews quickly worked to extinguish the fire, holding the damage to the garage. The fire was controlled in ten minutes. No injuries were reported, and damage is estimated at $25,000. Eight people were displaced by the fire and the Red Cross will be assisting with temporary accommodations.