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KCFD responding to a Levee Breach in NorthWest Bakersfield

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Posted at 5:01 AM, Apr 21, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-21 09:55:01-04

According to the Kern County Fire Department, a breach of a one-foot high levee was found near Rudd Ave. and Brimhall Rd. causing flooding.

The breach has stopped and workers are patching up the leak. Once the leak is patched, crews will be working to pump back water into the recharge pound. 

There are no reports of evacuations ore property damage so far.