BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - The Kern County Fire Department received a report of a structure fire on McCord Avenue in Bakersfield around 5 p.m. Tuesday.
When they arrived they found a two story, vacant residential home that had smoke and fire visible on the first floor.
Fire crews said they took action on protecting two adjacent structures while making an aggressive interior attack on the fire.
Additional fire crews went to the roof and checked to see if the fire extended to the attic.
The fire department said the fire was under control within 15 minutes of when they arrived.
The reported damage value was $80,000. No injuries were reported.
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