BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - An overnight house fire in South Bakersfield is under investigation by the Bakersfield Fire Department.
The BFD said that at around 12:44 a.m. on Sunday, dispatchers were called to 1024 E. Planz Road to a report of a house fire. Assisted by the Kern County Fire Department, crews got to the scene and found flames engulfing the entire home.
The home where the fire occurred was empty at the time, and BFD Arson Investigators say the fire is "suspicious" in origin. Anyone with information about the fire is asked to call 1 (877) FIRE TIP.
The damages from the fire are estimated at $40,000. No other injuries were reported.
23FNL: HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL SCORES
Click here to see scores.
Unemployment drops in U.S., KC a beat behind
While unemployment hit an all-time low in the nation since 2008, we aren't quite seeing that trend here in Kern County.
Local schools react to shooting in Sacramento
Local colleges are staying alert as school shootings become more common.
New Affordable Housing to Help Veterans
The doors to a new affordable housing project will open welcoming both veterans and homeless, Thursday.