UPDATE: Fire crews contained grass fire in McFarland

Posted at 3:24 AM, May 31, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-31 07:47:56-04

UPDATE: The Kern County Fire Department says the grass fire was contained just before 4:00 a.m. this morning. The fire did not threaten any homes and no injuries were reported.

Fire crews are battling a grass fire at the intersection of Highway 65 and Sherwood Avenue in McFarland. 

According to the Kern County Fire Department, the fire has burned about 50 acres and 30 firefighters are currently on scene. 

No word if the fire has threatened any homes. 

We will continue to update this story as soon as more information becomes available.