Incident Report

Kern County Fire Department

Andrew Freeborn

McCray Incident
DATE: June 16, 2022
TIME: 12:19

Incident Number


Incident tYPE

Structure Fire
Location: McCray St and West Chine Grade Loop
Closest Community: Bakersfield
Cause: Under Investigation

Incident Narrative

Thursday, just after 12 noon, Kern County firefighters were dispatched to a reported structure fire. Multiple reports were received stating an apartment complex had fire and smoke coming from the roof and no word if persons were still inside. Upon arrival, firefighters made entry to the most involved units to conduct searches for victims. Additional resources arrived, including Bakersfield City firefighters, and a knockdown of the fire was declared approximately 15 minutes after the first firefighters arrived on scene.


In total, 10 units were damaged and 13 individuals were displaced as a result of the fire. No one was injured. Nearly two dozen animals were rescued. The cause is under investigation.


Injuries: 0
Fatalities: 0

Property Lost/Saved

Estimated Value LOSS: $400,000
Estimated Value SAVED: $600,000

KCFD Equipment Assigned

Engines: E61, E63, E64
Patrols: _None, P61
Trucks: T65
Specialty Equipment: AU3, AU4, B6, KPIO

Total Personnel


Assisting Agencies

American Red Cross, Bakersfield Fire Department, CHP, County Building Department, Hall Ambulance, KCSO

On Call Fire Information Officer

Phone: 6613300133

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