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Investigators looking into Hart Hotel fire in Bakersfield

Posted at 12:17 PM, Apr 05, 2022
and last updated 2022-04-05 15:17:11-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KERO) — An early morning fire inside a room at a downtown hotel brought nearly two dozen city and county emergency units flooding into the area.

The call went out just after 2:30 a.m. of a fire at the Hart Hotel on 19th Street near I Street.

Fire crews were notified of a fire inside a corner room on the 3rd floor.

Firefighters did a sweep to ensure all the residents were evacuated.

Six engines and three ladder trucks were called out initially.

The fire was contained in a single room with smoke and water damage.

No one was injured.

Officials are looking into the cause.