Kern County Calgary Brush Fire W/SOT


At approximately 1:30 p.m. Saturday afternoon Kern County Fire Department  was alerted to a vegetation fire near Dollar street and Old state road in Wofford heights on the Northwest side of Lake Isabella. The fire quickly spread and several other agencies were brought in to help with the containment. Due to the fast moving blaze, a total of eight structures were lost. Hand crews scoured the structures for possible victims but determined that everyone made it out safely.

Currently the fire is forty five percent contained and is being held at forty acres. Road closures will be EB 155 to Oak Knoll and continued closure at Alta Sierra. Right now, investigators are unsure how the fire started. Kern County Sheriffs Dept. and CHP will be handling the investigation.