Incident Name: Rosamond Incident
Incident Time: 10:48:00 a.m.
Incident Date: 5-28-2017
Incident Location:

170th Street and Rosamond Boulevard

Incident Type: Wildland Fire
Personnel: 130


Mojave,  CA

The Kern County Fire Department received a call for a vegetation fire in the Mountains off of Rosamond Boulevard and 170th Street West Road at approximately 10:58 this morning. Upon arrival, crews were faced with an 20 acre fire and growing in heavy brush, with a moderate rate of spread. Crews were faced with access issues and air resources are aggressively attacking the fire until fire crews arrived on scene. Crews will remain on scene through the night and the fire is expected to be fully contained by mid-morning. Fire is under investigation.

The Kern County Fire Department would like to remind residents living in high fire hazard areas to make sure they maintain the defensible space around their homes. 

Assisting Agencies: Edwards Air Force Base, LA County Fire hand crews, Cal City, CalFire hand crews




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