Arkelian Incident


Incident Name: Arkelian Incident
Incident Time: 4:32:00 am
Incident Date: 06-28-2015
Incident Location:

500 Block of Arkelian Avenue

Incident Type: Structure Fire
Resources Used:

Engines 31, 32, 65, 67; Truck 65;

Battalions 3, 6

Personnel: 17


At 4:32 AM this morning, the Kern County Fire Department received a report of a structure fire in the 500 block of Arkelian Ave. First arriving crews discovered a 1,440 sq. ft., single story home with smoke coming from the garage. First on scene, firefighters made entry into the garage to extinguish the fire. As additional fire crews arrived on scene, firefighters were able to check for extension of fire into the attic as well as the house. Firefighters performed a primary and secondary search of the residence and were able to rescue a dog, while all occupants were out of the house. Firefighters were able to contain the fire to the garage. The cause of the fire was determined to be electrical in nature. There are no injuries to report.

Additional Information: Kern County Fire Department would like to remind everyone to make
sure that they have working smoke detectors throughout their home.

Assisting Agencies: Shafter Police & Pacific Gas & Electric










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