Frazier Mountain High School evacuated as fire spreads in Frazier Park area

KCFD: 'Zero percent' of fire contained

FRAZIER PARK, Calif. - A wildfire has broke out in the Frazier Park area and 'zero percent of the fire is contained', according to Kern County Fire Department officials.

On May 15, at about 1 p.m., officers with the California Highway Patrol went to the Frazier Park area regarding a fire.

At 3 p.m., officials said the fire grew to 750-acres, but the fire has not destroyed buildings and is not threatening any at this time.

According to reports, the fire started with a telephone pole that caught fire. The CHP said the fire has potential of heading to the freeway, but at this time only Falcon Way leading up to the high school is closed.

Officials said Frazier Mountain High and Hungry Valley Campground were evacuated as flames seem to be headed in that direction.

Several fire departments from surrounding counties have responded to the scene to offer aid.

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The US Forest Service and Kern County are in Unified Command. There are at least 200 personnel on scene, including 10 engines, dozers, crews, and patrols. Five air tankers and four helicopters are providing air support.

The Angeles NF, LA County Fire, and Kern County Fire are all providing resources.

Update 3:30 pm: 5 Air Tankers on the fire, getting into heavy Los Padres National Forest fuels

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