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BFD responds to structure fire

Posted at 7:40 AM, May 14, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-14 20:51:20-04

The Bakersfield Fire Department responded to reports of a structure fire on Elcia Dr and S Real Rd this morning.

Reports suggest the structure is an abandoned apartment complex.

Bakersfield Fire Chief Turner says arson investigators will assess the scene. The fire is believed to have been started by squatters who connected a propane gas tank to a natural gas water heater.