UPDATE (Feb. 6, 2017, 10:57 a.m.): Yesterday, Sunday, February 5, 2017, the Bakersfield Fire Department battled a fire at a vacant home in East Bakersfield.
The complex, located on Monterey Street, just west of Alta Vista Drive. The fire took over an hour to put out.
No civilians or firefighters were injured in this incident.
The total damages amounted to $50,000. BFD Arson Investigators are looking into the cause of the fire.
The Bakersfield Fire Department is the on scene of an abandoned apartment complex fire in East Bakersfield.
Officials responded to multiple reports of a fire with flames and smoke visible on Niles Place and Alta Vista Dr. around 9:15 a.m. Sunday.
This is a breaking news story, check back for updates.