Incident Name: Rose Incident
Incident Time: 3:15:00 PM
Incident Date: 02-26-2016
Incident Location:

100 Block of Rose Avenue

Incident Type: Structural Fire
Resources Used:

Engine 21, 23, 24; Truck 21;

Battalion 2; Information P2

Personnel: 14


South Taft, CA

Just after 3:30 this afternoon, the Kern County Fire  Department received a call for a structure fire in an abandoned 1,000 square foot single-family dwelling in the 100 block of Rose Ave. A reinforced structure response was started by dispatchers. The first arriving crew encountered heavy smoke and fire throughout the house. Fire crews deployed hose lines controlling the fire in under 30 minutes.

Additional Information: Evidence of squatters was found. KCFD reminds residents to report squatters to local law enforcement.

Assisting  Agencies:  KCSO, PG&E, and the Kern County Building Department . 





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