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.
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