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Kern County Fire crews battle blaze in Wasco

Posted at 1:16 PM, Aug 23, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-23 16:16:51-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Investigators are still looking into what caused a fire at the Wasco Labor Camp housing complex.

Kern County Fire Crews were called to the scene on H Street at about 4:30 a.m. Friday morning. One of the units caught fire and crews were able to get a quick enough handle on the blaze to keep it from spreading.

County fire officials say the majority of the 230 unit complex is vacant.