Incident Name: Pallet Fire Incident
Incident Time: 2:10:00 PM
Incident Date: 02-16-2016
Incident Location:

8600 Golden State Highway

Incident Type: Pallet Fire
Resources Used:

Engines 61, 63, 64, 67, T-1; Water

Tender 67; Safety Officer, Info.Officer,

Battalion 6; LA 66; Dozer 5;

Prevention Officer; CHP; KCSO

Personnel: 23


Bakersfield, CA

The Kern County Fire Department responded to a pallet fire at approximately 2:10 p.m. today off of Golden State Highway. First in crews were faced with a large stack of idle pallets heavily involved with fire in a fenced yard. Crews deployed large diameter hose lines and deck guns from fire apparatus to fight the fire. An elevated master stream was also put in service from a ladder truck. Fire crews stopped the spread of flames to other large stacks of pallets and kept the fire to the stack of origin. No injuries to civilians or firefighters and the cause of the fire is under investigation.  

Additional Information: Avoid the area due to heavy smoke. 

Assisting  Agencies: California Highway Patrol, Kern County Sheriff's Office and Bakersfield Fire Department. 





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