Incident Name: Tyler Incident
Incident Time: 12:12:00 PM
Incident Date: 05-15-2016
Incident Location: 500 Block of Tyler Street
Incident Type: Structure Fire
Resources Used:

Engines 21, 22, 23, 24; Truck 21;

Breathing Support 66; Battalions 2

and 6; Units 3 and 7; PIO

Personnel: 21


Taft, CA

At approximately 12:10 p.m. the Kern County Fire Department received multiple calls for a structure with smoke and flames showing in the 500 block of Tyler Street. Based on the multiple reports, a reinforced structure response was started at the time of dispatch. Crews arrived on scene to  a 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 27 minutes. The fire damaged approximately $20,000 to the exposing home . There were no injuries as a result of this fire. 

Additional Information: Verify all smoke detectors are functioning and always have a meeting spot for your family. 

Assisting  Agencies:   Taft Police, Taft Building Department


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