Incident Report

Kern County Fire Department


"No Name" Incident - Vegetation Fire
DATE: August 5, 2023
TIME: 11:25

Incident Number


Incident tYPE

Vegetation Fire
Location: Sand Canyon
Closest Community: Inyokern
Cause: Undetermined

Incident Narrative

INYOKERN, Calif., Saturday, Kern County firefighters responded to reports of a vegetation fire four miles west of the Brown Rd and Hwy 395 intersection. Upon arrival, a search of the canyon was completed to ensure no individuals were camping or hiking in the area. Kern County firefighters worked to coordinate incoming resources while beginning fire suppression along the fire’s perimeter. Once BLM resources arrived, a transfer of command was made, and Kern County resources were completed.


Photo by Laura Austin of The News Review Ridgecrest


Injuries: 0
Fatalities: 0

Property Lost/Saved

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

KCFD Equipment Assigned

Engines: E81, E83
Patrols: P83, P81, P84
Trucks: None
Specialty Equipment: WT83, BATT8, AU2, AU3, AU5

Total Personnel


Assisting Agencies

CA Desert District BLM

On Call Fire Information Officer

Phone: 1-661-330-0133

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