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Vacant house catches fire in Rosamond

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Posted at 10:49 AM, Sep 27, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-27 13:49:06-04

Officials with the Kern County Fire Department received a report of an abandoned house on fire north of Avenue A on 120th Street West at around 4:15 Sunday morning.

KCFD says when firefighters arrived, they found a 3,000 square foot home and detached garage fully involved in flames.

Officials added that several trees and approximately 1/2 acre of dry vegetation were also on fire.

Crews from Kern County were assisted by a Fire Engine and Water Tender from LA County.

Crews fought the fire defensively and worked to extinguish the fire in approximately one hour.

KCFD said a search of the burned and collapsed structure revealed no casualties.

A KCFD Fire Investigator responded to investigate the cause of the fire.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information pertaining to this fire is encouraged to call our Tip Line: 1-877-FIRE-TIP.