Grass fire destroys storage units near Highway 99

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - The Kern County Fire Department received a report of a small roadside grass fire on the northbound Highway 99, just north of Airport Drive at 2:10 p.m., according to KCFD officials.

The first engine arrived and it was reported that the small grass fire had traveled into the adjacent Instant Mini Storage on Airport Drive and State Road, officials said.

Ten storage units were destroyed.

Three more engines and a ladder truck were called.

Fire Investigators were also called to the scene to assist Firefighters in determining and cause, and no injuries have been reported.

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