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.
NB Hwy. 99 closed at Panama Lane due to crash
UPDATE: One lane of Northbound Highway 99 is now open at Panama Lane.
CHP: Expect 2-hour closures at Hwy 99 and SR166
Highway 99 is experiencing partial closures due to "failing concrete," according to the California Highway Patrol.
Family hot spot needs funds
Sixth annual run, walk for sickle cell disease
Many local residents hit the pavement Saturday morning for the sixth annual walk and run against sickle cell disease.