Mulberry Incident

Incident Name: Mulberry Incident
Incident Time: 3:00:00 p.m.
Incident Date: 11-08-2016
Incident Location:

7800 block of Mulberry

Incident Type: Wildland Fire
Resources Used:

Engines 71, 72, 336, 376; Patrols 71,

72, 73; Helicopter 407; Dozers 3, 5;

Battalions 7 & 4; PIO; Safeties 2, 3; 

Air Attack

Personnel: 30+

Onyx,  CA

At 2:50 pm, the Kern County Fire Department received a call for a grass fire on the 7800 block of Mulberry Lane in Onyx . Kern County Fire arrived on scene to find a fast moving wind driven fire that had consumed about 1/4 acres and moving toward structures. Crews aggressively attacked the fire and were able to contain the fire within a couple hours and prevent any damage to the nearby structures.  Crews remained on scene for two hours for mop up. The fire is 100% contained. The cause was accidental and no injuries were reported

Evacuations: None

Assisting Agencies:  Bureau of Land Management







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