Incident Report

Kern County Fire Department
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Marcus Rodriguez

Schuster Incident
DATE: January 29, 2023
TIME: 20:49

Incident Number


Incident tYPE

Structure Fire
Location: 29000 Block Schuster Rd.
Closest Community: McFarland
Cause: Undetermined

Incident Narrative

MCFARLAND, Calif., Sunday Kern County Firefighters were dispatched to a Structure Fire. While en route the Captain from KCFD Engine 37 reported flames were visible from a distance and the alarm was upgraded to a Reinforced Structure Fire response.  Additionally, Engine 937 from North Kern State prison and a KCFD Water Tender were requested. 

On arrival, firefighters found an approximately 3500 sq ft single story, abandoned residential structure well-involved with fire. Firefighters worked to establish a water supply in the rural area and the fire was brought under control after approximately three hours.

Crews remained on scene well into the night to ensure mop up was complete. 


Injuries: 0
Fatalities: 0

Property Lost/Saved

Estimated Value LOSS: $400,000
Estimated Value SAVED: $0

KCFD Equipment Assigned

Engines: E33, E37, E34, E31, E32
Patrols: None
Trucks: None
Specialty Equipment: WT51, SF6, B3, B6

Total Personnel


Assisting Agencies

North Kern State Prison E937

On Call Fire Information Officer

Phone: 1-661-330-0133

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