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Kern County Fire responded to fire in downtown Lamont area

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Posted at 11:58 AM, Feb 21, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-21 14:58:58-05

Kern County Fire responded to calls about smoke in the downtown area of Lamont early on Wednesday.

Around 9:45 a.m. reports of smoke at a multi-business strip mall on Main Street were made.

Crews began the evacuation of the strip mall as they assessed the situation. 

The fire was stopped and a total of $480,000 in structure value was saved. Kern County Fire reported that a there was a total of $20,000 in structure value lost.