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Two-story building engulfed in flames in East Bakersfield

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Posted at 10:58 PM, Aug 14, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-15 01:58:54-04

A two story building was fully engulfed in flames on Jefferson and Gage Street tonight.

Officials said that the residence had been abandoned for a while and that it was the third or fourth time that they had been called out to the property.

Officials said that two other buildings were at risk but were not damaged. BFD said that residents nearby were evacuated.

They are attempting to search the building according to fire officials and are investigating the scene for potential suspects.