OILDALE, Calif. - A fire in Oildale has left five adults, three children and a family dog without a home, according to the Kern County Fire Department.
The KCFD reports that on Saturday, July 19, crews responded to the 500 block of Lincoln Avenue to a two-story triplex fire in the attic.
While firefighters had the fire under control is less than 30 minutes, crews remained on the scene for about an-hour-and-a-half more to salvage belongings and to extinguish hot spots.
The cause of the fire is currently under investigation. The families displaced by the fire are being assisted by the American Red Cross.
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