Edison Incident

Incident Name: Edison Incident
Incident Time: 8:42:00 p.m.
Incident Date: 12-24-2016
Incident Location: Edison Hwy and Chamberlain Ave.
Incident Type: Structure Fire
Equipment Assigned:

KCFD: Engine 41; Truck 41; 

Battalion 4; PIO 1; Arson;

Safety Officer; Breathing

Support 66

BFD:  Engines 2, 6; Truck 1;

Battalion 2

Personnel: 22


Bakersfield,  CA

At 8:42 p.m. on 12/24/16 Kern County Fire Department along with Bakersfield City Fire responded to a fire in a vacant structure near the intersection of Edison Highway and Chamberlain Avenue. Crews arrived on scene to active smoke and flames coming from the front and side of structure. Due to heavy fire activity, a second alarm was started. First arriving crews worked quickly to extinguish the fire, knocking it down in ten minutes. A search was also made for any entrapped victims. After two searches no victims were discovered. An arson investigation has been started due to the structure being vacant. The fire cause remains under investigation at time of this release.

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

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