Grass fire growing near Highway 223 near Granite Construction

Posted at 11:07 AM, Oct 12, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-12 17:01:58-04

UPDATE (October 12, 2017 2:01 p.m.): The Quarry Fire has been stopped from continuing to grow at 183 acres. 

Firefighters are still on scene mopping up hotspots and securing control lines.


UPDATE (October 12, 2017 12:06 p.m.): The Quarry Fire has now burned an estimated 100 acres. 

The fire is burning east of Arvin off of Highway 223.


UPDATE (October 12, 2017 11:32 a.m.): The fire has now burned between 20 and 30 acres in total. 

A Kern County Fire Department helicopter is currently making retardant drops over the fire in an attempt to put it out. 


A grass fire is being burning near Highway 223 and Deertrail near Granite Construction. 

The fire has currently burned about 20 acres according to Kern County Fire Department officials. 

This is a breaking news story, check back for updates.