Incident Report

Kern County Fire Department

Andrew Freeborn

Pinto Incident - Residential Structure Fire
DATE: July 31, 2023
TIME: 07:45

Incident Number


Incident tYPE

Reinforced Structure Fire
Location: 1000 Block of Pinto St
Closest Community: Inyokern
Cause: Undetermined

Incident Narrative

INYOKERN, Calif., Just before 8:00 am Monday, Kern County firefighters responded to a working structure fire reported by multiple individuals. Once firefighters arrived on scene, they confirmed a double-wide mobile home was well involved with fire and the residents had evacuated. An aggressive attack was made to extinguish the fire and complete victim searches. The home's structural integrity was significantly compromised from the fire, but firefighters were able to complete primary and secondary searches in the home and extinguish deep seated hot spots. The cause of the fire is suspected to be electrical in nature. There were no injuries reported on scene by civilians or firefighters.


Photos 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, E84, E85
Patrols: None
Trucks: None
Specialty Equipment: BATT8

Total Personnel


Assisting Agencies

Kern County Building Department, SoCal Edison, China Lake FD

On Call Fire Information Officer

Phone: 1-661-330-0133

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