Incident Name: Soda Incident
Incident Time:

10:23:00 a.m.

Incident Date: 08-12-2020
Incident Type: Wildland Fire
Cause: Under Investigation
Injuries: None
Acres: 424
 % Containment: 95%
Total Personnel: 170

Maricopa, CA

The progression of the Soda Fire has been stopped and is currently being held at 424 acres with 95% containment and no structures lost. Fire crews and Firefighting aircraft worked diligently during initial attack to prevent forward progression. Containment lines where made around the perimeter. BLM will be finishing extinguishment throughout the night. Multiple agencies worked together to safely extinguish the fire. Kern County Fire was honored to work with a crew all the way from the State of New Jersey.

Additional Information: The Kern County Fire Department would like to remind residents living in high fire hazard areas to make sure they maintain the defensible space around their homes.

Assisting Agencies: BLM, USFS, Cal Fire, New Jersey, Santa Barbara County







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