June 22, 2017

Fire Investigators Arrest Man for Arson

On Wednesday June 21 at 9:40pm, Kern County firefighters extinguished a structure fire on the 1700-block of Esther Dr. in Oildale.   Today, firefighters were dispatched at 1:37pm for reports of another structure fire at the same residence.  Fire Investigators were called to the scene for both incidents.

Kern County Fire Investigators, assisted by KCSO, located the person responsible for setting both fires.  Just before 7:00pm today, Fire Investigators arrested an adult male in connection with both fires and charged him with arson.

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