Mills Incident

Incident Name: North Mills Incident
Incident Time: 09:10:00 p.m.
Incident Date: 1-30-2018
Incident Type: Structure Fire
Equipment Assigned: Engines 13, 11, 12; Battalion 1; PIO
Cause: Accidental
Injuries: None
Structure Value Lost: $75,000
Structure Value Saved:  $200,000
Total Personnel: 11

Tehachapi,  CA

At approximately 9:10 p.m., the Kern County Fire Department received a call for an apartment fire located in the 400 block of North Mill Street in Tehachapi, CA. Fire Crews arrived on scene and found smoke coming from a single-story four-unit apartment building. Crews made entry and an aggressive attack knocking down the fire within five minutes of arriving on scene. The fire was contained to the living room. The residents of the apartment were not home at the time of the fire. Several pets were rescued from the apartment. Unfortunately only 1 animal was able to be revived utilizing an animal resuscitation mask. The fire has been determined to be accidental.

Assisting Agencies: Tehachapi PD, So-Cal Edison





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