Incident Name: Hull Incident
Incident Time: 03:03:00 p.m.
Incident Date: 5-13-2017
Incident Location: 40th Street West and Backus Road
Incident Type: Wildland Fire
Personnel: 20


Tejon Ranch,  CA

The Kern County Fire Department received a call for a vegetation fire in the area of Sebastian Road and El Paso Creek Road at approximately 1:57 this afternoon. Upon arrival, crews were faced with a 2 acre fire in light flashy fuels, moving uphill at a moderate rate of spread.  Quick actions by fire crews, and a coordinated air and ground fire attack, kept the fire to a total of 41 acres. No structures were threatened and there are no injuries to report. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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: Cal Fire



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