Incident Report

Kern County Fire Department

Andrew Freeborn

Bena Incident
DATE: March 27, 2023
TIME: 18:00

Incident Number


Incident tYPE

Reinforced Vehicle Fire
Location: Highway 58 East of Highway 223
Closest Community: Keene
Cause: Undetermined

Incident Narrative

KEENE, Calif., Monday evening Kern County firefighters were dispatched to a vehicle fire on highway 58 east of highway 223. The tractor trailer was well involved with fire upon arrival and high winds were pushing smoke across the highway. CHP closed lanes of traffic while firefighters fought to extinguish the fire burning the load of beer and wine.


Injuries: 0
Fatalities: 0

Property Lost/Saved

Estimated Value LOSS: $0
Estimated Value SAVED: $0

KCFD Equipment Assigned

Engines: 11, 45, 54
Patrols: 11
Trucks: None
Specialty Equipment: WT12, B1

Total Personnel


Assisting Agencies

CHP, KC Environmental Health

On Call Fire Information Officer

Phone: 1-661-330-0133

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