KCFD, Cal City battle vehicle fire in Mojave

Posted at 3:33 PM, Mar 26, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-27 00:05:52-04

Crews with the Kern County Fire Department and California City Fire responded to a fire call that occurred on the 7000 block of Trotter Ave in Mojave on Saturday afternoon. 

According to KCFD, just after 2:00 p.m., they received a call for heavy black smoke coming from the 7000 block of Trotter Ave. 

Around 2 PM this afternoon, Kern County Firefighters in Mojave were called to a multi-vehicle fire involving seven...

Posted by Kern County Fire Department on Saturday, March 26, 2016

Crews arrived on scene to find multiple cement trucks and tires fully involved and exploding.
KC Fire crews immediately pulled jump lines to protect exposures which were propane tanks and a modular building.
Arriving crews started to set up a tank and shuttle due to limited water supply.
KCFD officials said the fire was under control in about an hour. 

Because of high winds driving the fire, an estimated $700,000 was lost.
Fire crews will remain on scene for a few hours for mop up.

ME190 responding to assist KCFD with a reinforced structure fire in the Mojave area. Smoke showing from Cal City.

Posted by California City Fire Rescue on Saturday, March 26, 2016


No injuries are reported.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.