Incident Report

Kern County Fire Department
Battalion Chief Stinnett

Joshua Stinnett

Jasmine Incident
DATE: November 6, 2021
TIME: 09:46

Incident Number


Incident tYPE

Structure Fire
Location: Rio Bravo Jasmine Power Plant 11258 Highway 65
Closest Community: Delano
Cause: Undetermined

Incident Narrative

Kern County ECC received calls on Saturday for a fire in the area of the Rio Bravo Jasmine Co Gin. On arrival fire crews found a very large multi story structure fully involved with fire. The response was augmented to meet the need of the incident and crews focused on preventing the well established fire from extending beyond the structure involved. The fire was brought under control after 2 hours. 

Contributing factors were:

late detection

poor water supply 

long distances from a fire station 

No injuries were reported.

Cause undetermined 



Injuries: 0
Fatalities: 0

Property Lost/Saved

Estimated Value LOSS: $100,000
Estimated Value SAVED: $0

KCFD Equipment Assigned

Engines: E33, E34, E35, E37
Patrols: P33, P34, P37
Trucks: _None
Specialty Equipment: _None

Total Personnel


Assisting Agencies


On Call Fire Information Officer

Phone: 6613917000

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