Incident Report

Kern County Fire Department

Nathan Goossens

Luke Incident
DATE: May 6, 2023
TIME: 13:55

Incident Number


Incident tYPE

Structure Fire
Location: 7016 Luke Ave, Bakersfield CA
Closest Community:
Cause: Undetermined

Incident Narrative

Bakersfield, CA., Saturday afternoon, at approximately 1:55 P.M., the Kern County Fire Department was dispatched to a 40’ X 60’ shop on fire. Upon arrival firefighters encountered the shop which was fully engulfed with flames, as well as a pine tree directly behind the structure. There were two houses to the south and south west that were immediately threatened by the fire. Firefighters utilized two hand lines to make an aggressive stop to the spread of the fire while also protecting the two structures. The fire was knocked down with in 25 minutes of the first arriving engine. There were no injuries involved in this incident. 


Injuries: 0
Fatalities: 0

Property Lost/Saved

Estimated Value LOSS: $100,000
Estimated Value SAVED: $450,000

KCFD Equipment Assigned

Engines: 61,64,65,66,
Patrols: 66
Trucks: 65
Specialty Equipment: Battalion 6, Safety 2, PIO1

Total Personnel


Assisting Agencies

Bakersfield City Fire Department

On Call Fire Information Officer

Phone: 1-661-330-0133

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