Incident Name: Kern River Incident
Incident Time:

3:30:00 p.m.

Incident Date: 9-25-2018
Incident Type: Wildland Fire
Agencies Assigned: Engine 64; Patrols 64, 65, 66; Water Tender 67; Crew 10; Battalion 6; PIO; Safety Officer 
Cause: Under Investigation
Injuries: None
Acres: estimated 4 acres
Containment: 100%
Total Personnel: 28

North Bakersfield, CA

At 3:30 p.m., Kern County Fire Department received a call for a grass fire in the Kern River bed just East of the Chester Ave Bridge. Approximately 28 firefighters are battling this fire and the fire is about 4 acres and growing. Access is a issue due to the water in the river bed, but crews will be extending hoses across the river to put out this fire and mop up will continue through out the night. Fire is under investigation. 

Evacuations: None 

Road Closures: None

Assisting Agencies: P.G.& E., Bakersfield Fire Dept.




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