Incident Name: Taft Incident
Incident Time: 05:51:00 AM
Incident Date: 05-07-2016
Incident Location: 200 Block of East. Kern Street
Incident Type: Structure Fire
Resources Used:

Engines 21, 22, 23, 24; Truck 21;

Breathing Support 62; Safety

6; Arson Units 6 & 7; Battalion 2

PIO; Taft Police

Personnel: 21


Taft, CA

Just before 6:00 a.m. this morning, the Kern County Fire Department received multiple calls for a structure with smoke and flames showing in the 200 block of East Kern Street. Based on the multiple reports, a reinforced structure response was started at the time of dispatch. Crews arrived on scene to an approximately 2000 square foot single story, single family home fully involved with fire. Fire crews deployed hose lines for a defensive fire attack and were able to get a knockdown on the fire in approximately 25 minutes. The home was vacant at the time of the fire. There were no injuries as a result of this fire.

Assisting  Agencies:   Taft Police, Taft Building Department









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