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Small grass fire burning south of the Chester bridge in Oildale, spread to 4 acres

Posted at 3:55 PM, Sep 25, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-25 20:10:23-04

(UPDATE: September 25, 2018 5:02 p.m.) According to KCFD, the fire is up to 4 acres. Crews are having trouble getting to the fire as there is water in the area. 

No structures are threatened, but PG&E is on scene because of a power pole nearby.

KCFD said that crews will be at the scene over night to mop-up and watch for hot-spots.


Kern County Fire is reporting to a small fire at Chester Avenue and Roberts Lane. Officials say that the fire is a small, 1-acre slow-moving grass fire south of the Chester bridge.

We will update as more information comes in.