Last Updated
07/08/2016 7:00 PM
Date Started
07/01/2016 2:05 PM
Date Contained
07/08/2016 7:00 PM
Location Information
Hwy 223 & Deertrail Rd., east of Arvin
Latitude / Longitude
Admin Unit
Kern County Fire
Under Investigation

Status Update

Situation Summary

Residents need to be prepared for this fire season. The prolonged drought has cause epidemic levels of Bark Beetles that have increased tree mortality to over 66 million dead trees.

For more information visit the following websites; to register and receive fire updates and evacuation orders and SAFETY MESSAGE - The public is reminded to stay vigilant on current fire conditions. Please drive slowly as emergency personnel are in the area.

Damages and Destruction

Confirmed Damage to Property, Injuries, and Fatalities.

  • 3
    Confirmed Fire Personnel and Civilian Injuries

Agency Information

Kern County Fire

Kern County Fire/OES

Kern County Sheriff


Bear Valley CSD



American Red Cross

Cal Edison

Tejon Ranch