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UPDATE: KCFD stops forward progress of 'Eagle Fire' burning near Havilah

KCFD buys life saving El Nino equipment
Posted at 11:19 AM, Sep 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-30 18:10:01-04

HAVILAH, Calif. — (UPDATE 1:40 P.M.) The Kern County Fire Department said it has stopped forward progress of 'Eagle Fire', burning near Havilah.

KCFD said the fire origin was determined to be a mobile home that was destroyed. The cause is still under investigation.


The Kern County Fire Department announced crews are responding to a 25-acre vegetation fire near the area of Havilah.

According to KCFD, ground and air resources are being utilized.

The fire burning to the southwest of Lake Isabella is being dubbed the 'Eagle Fire'.

ASSEMBLE AN EMERGENCY SUPPLY KIT

Put together your emergency supply kit long before a wildfire or other disaster occurs and keep it easily accessible so you can take it with you when you have to evacuate.

Emergency Supply Kit Checklist:

  • Face masks or coverings
  • Three-day supply of non-perishable food and three gallons of water per person
  • Map marked with at least two evacuation routes
  • Prescriptions or special medications
  • Change of clothing
  • Extra eyeglasses or contact lenses
  • An extra set of car keys, credit cards, cash or traveler’s checks
  • First aid kit
  • Flashlight
  • Battery-powered radio and extra batteries
  • Sanitation supplies
  • Copies of important documents (birth certificates, passports, etc.)
  • Don’t forget pet food and water!

Items to take if time allows:

  • Easily carried valuables
  • Family photos and other irreplaceable items
  • Personal computer information on hard drives and disks
  • Chargers for cell phones, laptops, etc.

Always keep a sturdy pair of shoes and a flashlight near your bed and handy in case of a sudden evacuation at night.