Ranch Fire Incident

Incident Name: Ranch Fire Incident
Incident Time: 9:25:00 pm
Incident Date: 09-16-2014
Incident Location: 17001 Lost Hills Road
Incident Type: Structure Fire
Resources Used: 3 Engines, 2 Overhead
 Personnel  11


Structure Fire - 17001 Lost Hills Road, Lost Hilss

Current Situation: The Kern County Fire Department responded to reports of a shop on fire at the Paramount Citrus facility in Lost Hills this evening. The first arriving engine company reported smoke coming from the exterior of a 4000 Sq. Ft. metal building used to house a variety of chemicals and ATV’s. A complete walk around of the facility was performed using a thermal imaging camera, which detects high sources of heat in the structure. This resourceful tool assisted firefighters in finding the location of the fire and allowed firefighters to extinguish the fire using hose lines. The quick action of firefighters saved approximately $500,000 in property, however approximately $60,000 in property was damaged. 9 ATV were burned during the fire. No injuries were reported

Cooperating Agencies: KCSO

Additional Information: The Kern County Fire Department would like to remind residents and business owners to properly illuminate your address and clearly post any additional information that may assist firefighters in finding your property.




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