Azalea Incident

Incident Name: Azalea Incident
Incident Time: 4:39:00 pm
Incident Date: 05-20-2015
Incident Location:

7000 Block of Zalea Avenue

Incident Type: Structure Fire
Resources Used:

Engines 42, 41, 45; Battalion 4;

Safety 2; Information 1, BFD

Engine 8; BFD Battalion 2

Personnel: 19


7000 Block of Azalea Avenue, Bakersfield, CA

Just before 5:45 PM, the Kern County Fire Department received a call for a garage fire in the 7000 block of Azalea Ave. Responding units from Station 42 (Niles and Fairfax) reported a column of light smoke as they were enroute to the incident. Upon arrival, firefighters encountered a fire within an attached garage of a 1,000 square foot single story residence. Crews deployed hose lines and used a rotary saw to cut open the garage door. The fire did extend into the home causing moderate damage to a bedroom. The fire was controlled in approximately 20 minutes. The displaced family is being assisted with temporary accommodations by family that live nearby.

Assisting Agencies: Bakersfield Fire Department, CHP, Kern County Building Department and PG&E.













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