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'155 Fire' leads to an evacuation warning in Wofford Heights

Picture of fire that caused evacuation order in Wofford Heights
Posted at 5:49 PM, Jun 06, 2024

WOFFORD HEIGHTS, Calif. (KERO) — The evacuation warning and orders that were issued for parts of Wofford Heights due to a fire that started Thursday afternoon have all been lifted.

The '155 Fire' took place near the 5800 block of Wofford Heights.

Kern County Fire says the fire begin around 5pm after a car crash.

The Red Cross opened an evacuation shelter at the Lake Isabella Senior Center which is at 6405 Lake Isabella Blvd for anyone that was impacted.

They say if you are to come to the shelter to you are welcome to bring:

  • Special items for children, like food/formula, diapers, extra clothing, toys, etc.
  • Items for pets, including a leash, pet medications and pet food.
  • Prescription medications and medical devices you may need.
  • Comfort items like pillows, blankets, towels, change of clothing or other items you may want to have with you at the shelter. 

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