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Hart Fire burning off Hwy. 58 now 85% contained

Posted at 5:45 PM, Aug 04, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-06 12:30:12-04

Fire crews are starting to get a handle on a fire burning off Highway 58 near Keene. 

The Hart Fire erupted late Thursday afternoon off Hart Flat Road. According to Kern County Fire officials, several small fires merged into one larger fire.

The blaze has been reduced to 100 acres, and is 85% percent contained.