Lacewood Incident

Incident Name: Lacewood Incident
Incident Location: 600 block of Lacewood Court
Incident Time: 3:58:00 p.m.
Incident Date: 09-29-2017
Incident Type: Structure Fire
Equipment Assigned: Engines 13; Patrols 4; Air Tankers 5; Helicopters 3; Water Tender 1; Bulldozers 4; Fire Crews 2; Overhead 11 
Cause: Unknown
Injuries: 1
Structures Threatened: 30
Structures Destroyed: 1
Total Personnel: 100


Bodfish, CA

At approximately 3:58 p.m., Kern County Fire Department received a call for a structure fire at the 600 block of Lacewood Court. Fire crews arrived on scene to find a fully involved mobile home with exposures to the vegetation and nearby homes. Crews immediately started exposure protection to the homes and started a 1st alarm Interagency Vegetation response due to high winds pushing the fire up the mountain. This immediately put this into a Unified Command with Kern County Fire Department, US Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management. Approximately 100 firefighters are battling this blaze and 50 acres plus has burned with 10% containment. Multiple helicopters and air tankers dropped major amounts of water and retardant on the fire to help protect the threatened homes. Fire is under investigation.

Evacuations: None

Road Closures: None

Assisting Agencies: Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Forest Service, Kern County Sherriff’s

Additional Information: Crews will be working the fire overnight, so please be aware of the emergency vehicles in the area.






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