Olive Incident

Incident Name: Olive Incident
Incident Time: 11:43:00 p.m.
Incident Date: 1-12-2018
Incident Type: Structure Fire
Equipment Assigned: Engines 21, 22, 23; Truck 21; 2 Arson Investigators; Battalion 2
Cause: Under Investigation
Injuries: None
Total Personnel: 17

Taft,  CA

At approximately 11:43 p.m. the Kern County Fire Department received reports of a vacant house on fire and threatening another home in the 300 block of Olive Avenue. A reinforced structure response was dispatched due to multiple calls received. First arriving crews reported a 1000 square foot house 50% involved in fire and a home next door was threatened. Crews attacked the fire and confirmed no occupants inside the home. The fire was knocked down and primary and secondary searches were completed.


Assisting Agencies: Pacific Gas & Electric Co., Taft PD, CHP



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