Lake Incident

Incident Name: Lake Incident
Incident Time: 8:32:00 am
Incident Date: 09-16-2014
Incident Location: 2141 Lake Street, Bakersfield
Incident Type: Structure Fire
Resources Used: 4 Engines, 1 Truck, 4 Overhead
 Personnel  19


Structure Fire - 2141 Lake Street, Bakersfield

Current Situation: The Kern County Fire Department responded to a structure fire in the 2100 Block of Lake St. in East Bakersfield. Upon arrival, the first engine company reported heavy smoke coming from the bottom floor of a two story apartment complex. Firefighters pulled a hose line and made an aggressive attack on the fire. The fire was contained to one apartment with minor fire extension into an adjoining unit. Three occupants were home at the time of the fire and were alarmed to evacuate the structure by a working smoke detector. Damaged is estimated at $30,000 and no injuries were reported.

Cooperating Agencies: Bakersfield Fire Department, Building Department, Local Utilities

Additional Information: The Kern County Fire Department would like to take this opportunity to remind all residents to install a working smoke detector in their home and to check all currently installed smoke detectors for proper operation.




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