Bakersfield Fire Department battles 'suspicious' fire on single-story home in South Bakersfield

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - A fire that officials are calling "suspicious in nature" has caused more than $30,000 in damages, according to the Bakersfield Fire Department. 

The BFD reports that on Saturday night around 10 p.m., fire crews responded to a residence on 1020 Curtis Drive. When officers got to the scene, they saw heavy home and fire coming from an empty one-story, single-family home. 

The BFD got a handle of the fire in about 13 minutes, the report said.

No other buildings or homes nearby were affected, but BFD Arson Investigators are calling the fire "suspicious in nature." 

No injuries were reported from the fire. 

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