Insurance building catches fire, causes $700,000 in damage

No one injured in the blaze

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Bakersfield Fire and Kern County Fire crews put out a second-alarm structure fire in northeast Bakersfield Sunday night. 

BFD said on Dec. 10 at 5:45 p.m., crews responded to a fire at a commercial building at 3801 Mt. Vernon Avenue.

The flames reached the attic area of the two-story building of Farmers Insurance: Kyle Atchley. Fire crews were able to put out the blaze using aerial master streams. 

BFD arson investigators deemed the cause of the fire to be accidental and electrical in nature. 

The blaze caused an estimated $700,000 worth of damage. No injuries were reported.

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