Taft Lucard Incident

Incident Name: Taft Lucard Incident
Incident Time: 10:47:00 am
Incident Date: 06-19-2014
Incident Location: 400 Block of Lucard St., Taft, CA
Incident Type: Structure Fire
Resources Used: 4 Engines, 5 Overhead, 1 Truck
 Personnel  20


Structure Fire - 400 Block of Lucard St., Taft


Fire crews received a report of flames coming from the roof of a residence. Upon leaving the station crews noticed smoke coming from the area of the structure and called for a reinforced fire alarm.


Fire crews made an aggressive attack on the fire which appeared to be located primarily in the attic of the home. Crews completed a search of the structure and found no one home except a pet lizard and the family cat. The pets were rescued and suffered no injuries. The fire was under control in about 15 minutes.


Current Situation: Cause of the fire is under investigation and residents of the homes are being assisted by the Red Cross.  There were no reported injuries.


Cooperating Agencies:  Taft P.D., Kern County Sheriff Office, Taft Building Dept., & PG&E


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