Incident Report

Kern County Fire Department
Battalion Chief Blumer

Tony Blumer

Shasta Incident
DATE: December 27, 2021
TIME: 13:23

Incident Number


Incident tYPE

Structure Fire
Location: 400 Shasta Street
Closest Community: Taft
Cause: Undetermined

Incident Narrative

At 1:23 pm, Kern County Fire units out of the Taft and surrounding communities responded to a report of a Garage fire. While enroute, units reported a large amount of smoke, eliciting the response of additional equipment. First arriving units encountered a working attached garage fire, a vehicle burning in the garage and fire extending in to the main home. Fire crews made an aggressive fire attack and stopped fire progress. There was extensive smoke damage through the rest of the home. The five occupants of the home escaped without injury. One cat perished as a result of the fire. Smoke detectors did activate and alert the occupants.    


Injuries: 0
Fatalities: 0

Property Lost/Saved

Estimated Value LOSS: $90,000
Estimated Value SAVED: $200,000

KCFD Equipment Assigned

Engines: E21, E22, E23, E24
Patrols: _None
Trucks: T21
Specialty Equipment: B2

Total Personnel


Assisting Agencies


On Call Fire Information Officer

Phone: 6613326300

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