Incident Report

Kern County Fire Department

Curt Carter

River Inc.
DATE: September 14, 2022
TIME: 00:35

Incident Number


Incident tYPE

Rescue, Structure Fire
Location: 9600 Blk. of Hwy. 118
Closest Community: Bakersfield
Cause: Under Investigation

Incident Narrative

On 9/14/2022 the Kern County Fire Department, with automatic aid from Bakersfield Fire Department, responded to a report of a rescue with a vehicle into a house.  The first in engine arrived to find a single vehicle into the front of a single story,  single family residential structure with the vehicle partially on fire.  Crews ensured that the vehicle was unoccupied and the residents had been safely evacuated from the structure.  The first in engine provided EMS care to the affected victims.

Crews were able to confine the fire to the vehicle and room of origin.  The accident is currently under investigation by CHP.


Injuries: 4
Fatalities: 0

Property Lost/Saved

Estimated Value LOSS: $40,000
Estimated Value SAVED: $100,000

KCFD Equipment Assigned

Engines: E53, E55, E65
Patrols: _None
Trucks: T55, T65
Specialty Equipment: B4, B5, USAR52, WT67

Total Personnel


Assisting Agencies

Bakersfield Fire Department, CHP, Hall Ambulance

On Call Fire Information Officer

Phone: 661-330-0133

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