NewsCovering Kern County


Arosa Fire threatens structures near Banducci Road

Arosa Fire
Arosa Fire
Arosa Fire
Screen Shot 2021-07-08 at 9.29.51 AM.png
Posted at 9:33 AM, Jul 08, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-08 13:45:34-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Thursday morning, crews from the Kern County Fire Department battled a vegetation fire in Tehachapi.

The fire began just before 10 a.m. near Banducci and Arosa roads just east of the Brite Valley Aquatic Recreation Area. The fire grew to about 6 acres before crews got control of the blaze with help from a KCFD helicopter.

Helicopter drops water on Arosa Fire in Tehachapi
Fire crews work on putting out Arosa Fire

No word yet as to a cause.