The Way Fire is now 96 percent contained, but the battle continues for these firefighters.
The crews, which have been battling the fire from the ground and air, now have to keep an eye on the impacted areas to make sure there are no flare ups.
In total, nine homes have been destroyed and two others damaged in Wofford Heights. The fire damaged more than 4,000 acres and has cost more than $6 million in damage.
The Forest Service said Kern County will be in fire season until mid November.
Bakersfield Police to add 15 new employees
Bakersfield City Council voted to approve a plan that will add more than a dozen new positions to the Bakersfield Police Department.
City leaders discuss BPD and memorial bricks
Bakersfield City leaders will weigh in on a plan to save those fading bricks in front of Rabobank Arena during Wednesday night's council meeting.
Officials searching for sexual assault suspect
A 50-year-old Oildale woman was sexually assaulted after an unknown assailant forced entry to her home in the 200 block of Decatur Avenue.
15 arrested during family violence operation
Fifteen people were arrested during family violence sting.