Black Mountain Incident

Incident Name: Black Mountain Incident
Incident Time: 01:42:00 pm
Incident Date: 04-21-2015
Incident Location:

Top of Black Mountain

Incident Type: Wildland  Fire
Resources Used:

Engine 13; Patrol 11, 13; Water Tender 11;

Helicopter 407; Crew 81; Battalion 1;

Information 1

Personnel: 23


Golden Hills, CA

Just after 1:30 this afternoon, the Kern County Fire Department received multiple calls for a lightning caused fire at the top of Black Mountain, West of Golden Hills. Incoming crews hiked in with hand tools and chain saws. KCFD Helicopter 407 was the first unit on scene and supported the operations of ground crews by making five water drops. Crews have contained the fire and will be on scene mopping up for approximately 2 hours.

Evacuations: None

Road Closures: None

Assisting Agencies: None

Additional  Information: The storm cell that passed through Tehachapi caused multiple lightning strikes. Helicopter 407 was utilized for reconnaissance of the area and no other fires were located.







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