Incident Name: Line Incident
Incident Time:

4:00:00 p.m.

Incident Date: 11-3-2019
Incident Type: Wildland Fire
Equipment Assigned: Engines 11, 42; Patrols 11, 42; Safety Officer 5; PIO; Helicopter 407; Battalion 1
Cause: Under Investigation
Injuries:  None
Acres: Approximately 1/2 acre
Containment: 30%
Total Personnel: 17

Bakersfield, CA

At 4:00 p.m. Kern County Fire Department Emergency Dispatchers started receiving calls for a grass fire near Highway 58 and General Beale Road. First arriving fire crews found a fire 3 miles east of General Beale Road, approximately 1/4 acre in size in light fuels with a slow rate of spread. Favorable weather conditions, combined with an aggressive attack by ground and air resources, kept the fire to approximately 1/2 acre in size. The cause of this fire is under investigation. There were no injuries reported by civilians or firefighters. 

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Assisting Agencies:  CHP 




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