Kern County Fire Department
DATE: May 11, 2023
Location: East of Mohawk and South of Burr St
Closest Community: Bakersfield
Bakersfield, CA., Wednesday at approximately 11:51 A.M., The Kern County Fire Department responded to a vegetation fire, east of Mohawk St and South of Burr St. Upon arrival, approximately 1/2 an acre of grass was burning at a moderate rate of spread. Crews started hose lays off of both the engine and patrol in attempt to flank the fire. One additional patrol and a water tender were requested. Forward progress was stopped at approximately 12:17 P.M. due to the fast actions of the units on scene. A total of 2.7 acres burned.
The Kern County Fire Department would like to remind everyone of the defensible space requirements and to please use extreme caution while using open flames.
Estimated Value LOSS: $0
Estimated Value SAVED: $0
KCFD Equipment Assigned
Specialty Equipment: WT67, B6, PIO, Arson Unit 5, Arson Unit 7
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