Brundage Incident

 
Incident Name: Brundage Incident
Incident Time:

6:00:00 p.m.

Incident Date: 10-09-2018
Incident Type: Structure Fire
Agencies Assigned: Engines 41, 42; Trucks 41, 42; PIO; Battalions 4
Cause: Heater Filter Unit
Injuries: None
Structure Value Saved: $6,000,000
Total Personnel: 19

Bakersfield, CA

At approximately 6:00 p.m., Kern County Fire Department received a call from a citizen smelling smoke from the 7000 block of Brundage Lane. Crews arrived on scene and were able to smell a strong smell of smoke. Immediately a reinforced structure response was called due to the size of the commercial building. Crews went in to investigate and found that a dryer vent had caught fire and spread through the heater filter unit. Crews quickly put the fire out and saved approximately $6,000,000 to the building and equipment.  

Assisting Agencies: Bakersfield City Fire

 

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