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KCFD, Public Health called out after absorbent mistaken for unknown white powder

Posted at 11:14 AM, May 23, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-23 14:30:04-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Crews from the Kern County Fire Department and Kern Public Health were called out to a home in Northwest Bakersfield after an absorbent was mistaken for unknown white powder.

Crews responded to a home on Southpass Drive near Hageman Road in Northwest Bakersfield.

Public Health says the unknown white powder was an absorbent used to clean up oil that had spilled.