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Vine Fire burns near I-5 at Grapevine Rd.

Vine Fire - July 2, 2019
Grapevine Fire (July 2, 2019)
Posted at 6:29 AM, Jul 02, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-02 11:08:47-04

BAKERSFIELD, Callif. — Emergency crews are responding to a vegetation fire near the I-5 at Grapevine Rd.

The Kern County Fire Department says the Vine Fire is at 7-10 acres in very steep terrain with ground and air resources on scene.

Containment as of 6:30 a.m. is estimated at 20%.

The fourth southbound lane of the I-5 near Grapevine Rd. is currently closed due to emergency vehicle activity.

We will continue to update this story as more information becomes available.