Incident Name: Olive Incident
Incident Time:

6:22:00 p.m.

Incident Date: 7-14-2019
Incident Type: Structure Fire
Equipment Assigned: Engines 61, 63, 64, 66; Battalion 6; PIO; Safety Officer; Truck 65; Arson Investigator 3
Cause: Under Investigation
Loss Estimate: $100,000
Save Estimate: $1,500,000
Injuries: One
Total Personnel: 21

Bakersfield, CA

At 6:22 p.m. the Kern County Fire Department received reports of a structure fire at the 99 Cent Only store located at 1121 Olive Drive, Bakersfield. Crews arrived on scene to find smoke and fire from the rear of the building. A second alarm was ordered to increase equipment and personnel. Second arriving crews deployed salvage covers attempting to protect property on sales floor and inventory in storage. 

Crews made entry and aggressively started an interior attack. A search was completed finding one person, not a customer or employee, in the area of the fire. The rescued person was transported to a nearby hospital. 

Arson Investigation Units are on scene to determine the cause of the fire.

Assisting agencies: Bakersfield Fire Department, Kern County Environmental Health, Kern County Building Department and PG&E. 



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