Incident Report

Kern County Fire Department

Jake Cagle

Desert Incident
DATE: February 14, 2023
TIME: 08:57

Incident Number


Incident tYPE

Structure fire
Location: 432 Fountain Street
Closest Community: Ridgecrest
Cause: Undetermined

Incident Narrative

RIDGECREST, Calif., On February 14, 2023, Kern County Fire Department units were dispatched to a reinforced structure fire in the 400 block of Fountain Street. Upon arrival, firefighters encountered an attached garage fully involved with fire and threatening additional homes. Responding resources made a rapid stop of the fire, battling 40 mph winds to protect adjacent structures. No injuries reported. 


Injuries: 0
Fatalities: 0

Property Lost/Saved

Estimated Value LOSS: $70,000
Estimated Value SAVED: $190,000

KCFD Equipment Assigned

Engines: 8
Patrols: None
Trucks: 1
Specialty Equipment: 1

Total Personnel


Assisting Agencies

China Lake FD, Ridgecrest PD

On Call Fire Information Officer

Phone: 1-661-330-0133

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