Incident Report

Kern County Fire Department

Andrew Freeborn

Shafter Incident
DATE: April 28, 2022
TIME: 07:57

Incident Number


Incident tYPE

Structure Fire
Location: E Lerdo Hwy and Commercial Ave
Closest Community: Shafter
Cause: Undetermined

Incident Narrative

Thursday morning, the Kern County Emergency Communications Center received reports of a shed or barn on fire. Firefighters arrived to find a large storage building fully involved with fire. The building that had formerly been used to store potatoes was no longer in use. Additional hazards for firefighters on scene included downed power lines as the fire had spread to a nearby power pole. Firefighters declared a knockdown of the fire approximately 40 minutes after arriving on scene. A search of the building found no one inside. 


Injuries: 0
Fatalities: 0

Property Lost/Saved

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

KCFD Equipment Assigned

Engines: E31, E32, E65, E67
Patrols: _None
Trucks: T65
Specialty Equipment: B3, B6, KPIO, SF6

Total Personnel


Assisting Agencies

Shafter Police Department

On Call Fire Information Officer

Phone: 661-330-0133

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