Incident Report

Kern County Fire Department

Andrew Freeborn

"Little" Fire
DATE: June 8, 2023
TIME: 12:01

Incident Number


Incident tYPE

Vegetation Fire
Location: East of Hwy 65 at Poso Heights Rd
Closest Community: Bakersfield
Cause: Undetermined

Incident Narrative

Thursday, Kern County firefighters were dispatched to a vegetation fire north of Bakersfield. Upon arrival, firefighters found a fire approximately 5 acres in size, spreading quickly through dry grass. A coordinated attack on the fire by ground and air resources resulted in stopping all forward progress of the wind driven fire in less than one hour from arriving on scene. The total acres burned amounted to 59.3. There were no damages to structures or injuries reported. The cause is undetermined. 


Injuries: 0
Fatalities: 0

Property Lost/Saved

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

KCFD Equipment Assigned

Engines: E61, E63, E64, E66
Patrols: P61, P63, P64, P65, P66
Trucks: None
Specialty Equipment: Batt6, KPIO, SF3

Total Personnel


Assisting Agencies

Bureau of Land Management, CalFire

On Call Fire Information Officer

Phone: 1-661-330-0133

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