Incident Report

Kern County Fire Department
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Battalion Chief Ostrinski kostrinski@kerncountyfire.org

Kevin Ostrinski

Allen Incident - Residential Structure Fire
DATE: February 28, 2024
TIME: 10:25

Incident Number

2408841

Incident tYPE

Reinforced Structure fire
Location: 500 Block of S. Allen St Ridgecrest
Closest Community: Ridgecrest
Cause: Under investigation

Incident Narrative

RIDGECREST, Calif., Wednesday morning, Kern County firefighters were dispatched to reports of a residential home on fire. Upon arrival, firefighters found a home approximately 1,500 sq ft in size with smoke visible from the roof. Firefighters made entry to search for occupants inside and locate the seat of the fire. The fire was located in the attic so ventilation was performed in coordination with the interior fire attack. Firefighters also assisted the home owner with removal of several pets and valuables during the course of the incident. The fire was quickly contained and firefighters remained on scene to assist with salvage and overhaul. 

Injuries/Fatalities

Injuries: 0
Fatalities: 0

Property Lost/Saved

Estimated Value LOSS: $100,000
Estimated Value SAVED: $400,000

KCFD Equipment Assigned

Engines: E71, E81, E83, E84, E85
Patrols: None
Trucks: None
Specialty Equipment: BATT7, BATT8, SF1, BS81

Total Personnel

15

Assisting Agencies

Ridgecrest Police Department

On Call Fire Information Officer

Phone: 1-661-330-0133

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