Incident Name: Maricopa Incident
Incident Time: 11:29:00 AM
Incident Date: 06-18-2016
Incident Location: 900 Block of Tulare Street
Incident Type: Structure Fire


Maricopa, CA

Kern County Firefighters were called to a mobile home fire in the 900 block of Tulare Street at 11:29 AM. When crews arrived, the mobile home was fully involved and adjacent vehicle and outbuildings were on fire. A second-alarm was requested due to the size of the fire and time of day. Crews have knocked down the flames but will be on scene for approximately two hours for extensive mop-up. No injuries have been reported. KCFD Fire Investigators have arrived to assist with cause determination. Initial estimate of $50,000 in property loss. Unknown if the home had a working smoke alarm. This fire comes on the same day that Kern County Firefighters in Taft were assisting the American Red Cross with neighborhood smoke alarm installation. All homes are required by law to have a working smoke alarm. Smoke alarms save lives.










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