BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - The Kern County Fire Department has been requested to assist Ventura County Fire Department with the Springs Fire near Conejo Grade.
The following resources were sent:
--2 Battalion Chiefs
--Engine 314, Engine 326, Engine 36, Engine 345, Engine 356
--Helicopter 407 and Helitack Crew 407
--Rio Bravo Hot Shots
--Kern County has also sent three overhead to the Panther Fire in Butte County.
Ventura County fire officials say an 8,000-acre wildfire has topped a ridge and reached the Pacific Coast Highway.
Fire Capt. Bill Nash says the fire reached the PCH -- which had been closed for the second time in a day -- at about 9 p.m. Thursday night.