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Squatters likely cause of house fire

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Posted at 6:47 AM, Feb 25, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-25 10:52:53-05

Kern County Fire officials say squatters may be to blame for a house fire in northwest Bakersfield early Thursday morning. 

The fire was reported to Kern County Fire around 5:45 Thursday morning in the 1600 block of Enger Street.

Neighbors who spoke to 23ABC say they heard a loud boom just before the fire broke out.

No injuries were reported.

Kern County fire investigators are still working to determine the official cause.