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BFD: Garage fire in downtown Bakersfield fully contained

Posted at 9:20 AM, May 14, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-14 13:25:33-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — A fully-involved garage fire on 8th and N Street in Downtown Bakersfield has been 100% contained, according to Bakersfield Fire Department.

When crews initially arrived on the scene they found a garage that was detached from a home near a New City Cleaners building in flames.

According to BFD, the fire spread to the empty home and nearby trees.

BFD says the garage was considered a total loss.

Officials have not reported any injuries and the cause of the fire is currently under investigation.

The cause of the fire has not been released.

This is a developing story and we will update you as more information comes in.