Kern County firefighters put out estimated 15 acre brush fire near Lake Isabella

Posted at 1:29 PM, May 01, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-01 19:16:40-04

UPDATE (May 1, 2017 3:45 p.m.): Firefighters were able to stop the fire near Fay Creek before it damaged any structures. The progression of the Faye Fire was stopped at 1:49 p.m.

The fire burned an estimated 15 acres.


The Kern County Fire Department says they are battling a small brush fire near Lake Isabella. 

KCFD says it broke out around 12:30 p.m. on Fay Ranch Road near the community of South Lake. 

Right now there are 5 fire engines, 3 patrols, a water tender, hot shot crew, and a helicopter on scene. 

The fire is around 3 to 4 acres at this time. 

No word yet on evacuations or threats to structures in the area. 

This is a developing story, check back for updates.