Incident Name: River Bottom Incident
Incident Time: 6:28:00 am
Incident Date: 10-10-2014
Incident Location: River bed west of Chester Avenue Bridge
Incident Type: Wildland Fire
Resources Used: 2 Engines, 2 Patrols, 2 Water Tenders, 2 Overheads
 Personnel  25


Wildland Fire - River bed west side of Chester Avenue Bridge, Bakersfield

Current Situation: At approximately 6:28 a.m., Kern County Fire Department received a call for a fire in the river bottom. Fire crews arrived on scene to find a 1/2 acre of heavy brush and trees involved near the Chester Ave Bridge. Crews were able to extinguish the fire with in a few minutes, but will require 2-3 hours of extended mop up due to heavy brush and trees.

Cause is under investigation

Evacuations: None




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