Four fires East of Bakersfield, 1052 acres

BAKERSFIELD, CALIF. - UPDATE (July 28, 2018 12:30 p.m.): The Breckenridge fire scorched an additional 60 acres early this morning, according to Kern County Fire Department. 

KCFD crews worked from 12:30 a.m. to 3:30 a.m. to put out the new flames caused by smoldering debris rolling past the containment line. 

KCFD says the new growth is fully contained and no more crews are on scene. 

The fire scorched a total of 1052 acres.


Kern County Fire responded to four fires in the area of Tarina Court, California Highway Patrol has the location between Comanche Drive and Breckenridge Road.

They said that there are four fires in Breckenridge, the first call coming in at around 4:12 p.m. 10 crews are on scene with one hand-crew, two dozers and a helicopter. All of the fires are small except for the one heading toward a structure. One of the fires burning was near an oilfield in the area.

According to KCFD, the fire has grown to 992 acres and they expect the fire to be fully contained by midnight.

We will update as more information comes in.

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