Kern County Fire Department battles brush fire near highway 178

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. -  

The Kern County Fire Department battling a fire near Highway 178 and Comanche Drive.

The fire has burned about 80 acres and officials believe the fire after 4 p.m. Saturday afternoon.

KCFD says firefighters are making good progress and containment numbers are unknown at this time.

Officials tell 23ABC traffic on the 178 is not affected.

Check back for more details. 

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