Garden Incident Update

Incident Name: Garden Fire Incident
Incident Time: 4:23:00 p.m.
Incident Date: 7-30-2017
Structures Threatened: 1
Incident Type: Grass Fire
Acres:  350
Incident Location: Hwy 178, Kern River Canyon Rd
Equipment Assigned: Engines:16
Airtankers: 5
Helicopters: 6
Water Tenders: 4
Bulldozers: 2
Fire Crews: 9
Overhead: 11
Personnel:  246


Bakersfield, CA

Current Situation: Last night the fire progressed lateral from the East to the West and then held in place. Priorities are to tie in the East side. Weather will be a factor due to the RH factor being between 7 and 13 and winds coming from the East. The objectives are to keep the fire North of Breckenridge Road, South of Kern River, East of Lucas Creek and West of Mill Creek Trail.

Evacuations: None 

Road Closures: Highway 178

Cooperating Agencies: Kern County Fire Department, Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Forest Service, California Highway Patrol, Cal TransForest Service, Cal Trans

Smoke will be an issue in the canyon, Squirrel Valley and Lake Isabella area.



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