Deer Fire reaches 1,800 acres, 20% containement

Posted at 7:20 AM, Jul 02, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-03 10:36:20-04

Cal Fire reported Saturday morning the Deer Fire has reached 1,800 acres and remains at 0 percent containment. 

In a Facebook post Saturday morning the Kern County Fire Department said Saturday's "objectives are to reinforce containment lines along Deertrail Drive in Bear Valley Springs and along the north flank of the fire, which is a potential threat to the community of Hart Flat."


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The Kern County Fire Department also said in the post "An evacuation order remains in effect for areas of Bear Valley Springs (details in previous posts). Evacuations have not been ordered for Hart Flat, but the community should remain vigilant. The best way to know if we evacuate your community is to sign up for ReadyKern alerts at"



UPDATE: According to KCFD, at about 8 p.m., the Deer Fire is holding at 1,800 acres and is now 20% contained. There are more than 800 firefighters working along Deer Trail Drive to hold the lines. No homes have been damaged or destroyed.