WOFFORD HEIGHTS, Calif. - A fire burning in Wofford Heights has grown to 3,367 acres with 15% containment.
Preliminary report from fire personnel stated that 8 structures and 10 out buildings have been destroyed.
A fire official said 1,500 houses are threatened, and 200 homes were evacuated with a total of 1,008 people being evacuated.
As of 5 p.m. Wednesday, that evacuation order was canceled.
The communities that are most threatened but currently under no evacuation orders are the upper ends of Wofford Heights and Kernville.
Fire officials said the flames are headed to the northwest, away from residential areas and towards the wilderness.
The fire broke out at about 3:30 p.m. Monday near Jeanette Way and Highway 155.
Kern County Fire Department's public information officer Sean Collins said they requested task forces from Bakersfield to head to the area.
There are currently 900 personnel on scene fighting the fire.
A U.S. Forest Service spokesperson said they have a helicopter and tanker currently dropping water on the fire.
No injuries have been reported and there is still no word on what caused the fire.
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