Eastern Incident

Incident Name: Eastern Incident
Incident Time: 1:50:00 a.m.
Incident Date: 09-22-2017
Incident Type: Structure Fire
Incident Location: 200 block of Eastern Avenue


Taft, CA

At approximately 1:50 a.m., Kern County Fire Department received a call for a structure fire at the 200 block of Eastern Avenue. Engine crews arrived on scene to find an approximately 1200 square foot single family residence fully involved. The fire was threatening the houses on the north and south side of the structure. Crews immediately pulled hose lines to protect the threatening structures and pulled additional hose lines to knock down the fire. Crews made entry and searched the home, but all residences were safely out of the house.

Fire Crews were able to protect the threatening houses, but the fire consumed approximately $65,000 damage to the burning house. Kern County Arson unit was called to the address and the fire is under investigation.

Assisting Agencies: Taft PD, PG&E, CHP, KC Building Department



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