Shattuck Incident

Incident Name: Shattuck Incident
Incident Location: 200 block of Shattuck Avenue
Incident Time: 11:09:00 a.m.
Incident Date: 12-21-2017
Incident Type: Structure Fire
Equipment Assigned: Engines 21, 22; Truck 21;  Battalions 2; Arson Units 4, 6
Cause: Under Investigation
Total Personnel: 12

Taft,  CA

At 11:09 this morning the Kern County Fire Department was dispatched to a reported structure fire in the 200 block of Shattuck Avenue. Upon arrival, firefighters saw smoke coming from a 700 square foot single story, single family residence. Fire crews pulled hose lines and forced entry into the home to extinguish the fire. Firefighters were able to extinguish the fire and perform a search of the home confirming no occupants were inside. There were no injuries to firefighters as a result of the fire. The fire is under investigation.

Assisting Agencies: Kern County Building Department, P.G.& E.

Additional Information: The Kern County Fire Department would like to remind residence to make sure you have a working smoke detector in your home. As the new year approaches, it is a good reminder to check all smoke detectors and replace the battery if needed.

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