Fire Ignites Oildale Home

Firefighters Respond To Early-Morning Blaze

A house fire in Oildale brought traffic to a halt Wednesday morning.

At 4:27 a.m., fire crews went to a house on fire on Moneta Avenue near Central Avenue.

Authorities said a fire ignited in the attic of a one story house. Crews were able to ventilate the flames and fully extinguish the fire within an hour.

California Highway Patrol officers directed traffic off of Central Avenue while Kern County fire officials investigated the scene.

Authorities say the house was vacant, and there were no reported injuries.

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