Brush fire sparks in Bear Valley Springs

Posted at 10:53 AM, Jun 22, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-22 20:25:21-04

A small brush fire has ignited in Bear Valley Springs, near Cumberland Road and Frontier Way, this morning. 

According the Kern County Fire Department, the fire is about 7 acres, burning at a moderate rate and structures are threatened. 

Check back for updates.

UPDATE 12:12PM: KCFD officials said evacuations have been ordered for Oak Flat Road. An estimated 10 acres have burned so far.

UPDATE 4:30PM: Per KCFD, fire is 40% contained. 44.1 acres burned.