Tuesday, Kern County firefighters, assisted by Cal Fire, conducted a prescribed burn along Hwy 223 south of Hwy 58. With approximately 124 personnel, a section of land 4.8 miles long was treated. This was the second prescribed burn along Hwy 223 in the span of two weeks. In total 50 acres were burned along 8.4 miles. This will complete the project along Hwy 223. While additional areas throughout Kern County are being evaluated regarding the possibility for prescribed burn treatments, no other locations and dates have been set.