Lebec Fire

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LEBEC - At 3:03 p.m. on Sunday, September 4, 2016, the Kern County Fire Department received a call for a grassfire southbound I-5 1 mile north of Fort Tejon and west of I-5. Kern County Fire crews arrived on scene to find multiple small road side fires in light fuel, moving at a moderate rate of spread. An aggressive attack by fire crews held the fires to a total of 3.3 acres. Crews were able to contain the fire within a couple hours and will remain on scene for mop up. CHP assisted with traffic control and closed the number 4 lane of South bound I-5.

EVACUATIONS: None

ROAD CLOSURES: number 4 lane of South bound I-5.

ASSISTING AGENCIES: LA County P-77, CHP, Los Padres

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