Kern County Fire Department battling a fire in Rosamond

Posted at 12:35 PM, May 28, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-28 21:39:23-04

UPDATE: According to the Kern County Fire Department, the fire is now covering 20 acres and is at 40% containment. 

130 firefighters are on the scene. 

Crews will be working overnight to mop up the fire. Officials say they should be done by 9 a.m. tomorrow. 


The Kern County Fire Department is battling a fire in Rosamond.

It started around 11 a.m. Sunday near Champagne Ave and 170th St. West. 



KCFD said the fire is currently at 80 acres and growing. 

This is a breaking news story, check back for updates.