Abandoned school caught fire in East Bakersfield

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Investigators are looking in to was caused a fire at an abandoned school Tuesday morning.

An empty Bakersfield Adventist Academy building caught fire at Bernard Street and Oswell Street on the southwest side at about 8:19 a.m.

Fire officials described the building as a dilapidated, single-story educational facility that has been vacant for numerous years.

Both Bakersfield Fire and Kern County Fire departments responded. The fire was out in 15 minutes.

No injuries were reported.

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