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KCFD puts out building fire, saves millions in possible damages in East Bakersfield

Posted at 6:19 AM, Oct 10, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-10 09:19:25-04

The Kern County Fire Department battled a structure fire Tuesday evening, saving millions of dollars in possible damages.

KCFD got calls about a commercial building fire around 6 p.m. Tuesday. Crews responded to East Brundage Lane, near Fairfax Road.

KCFD said it found that a dryer vent had caught fire and spread through a heater filter unit.

Crews quickly put out the blaze.

According to county fire, it saved around $6 million in possible damages to the building and equipment.