Small fire temporary closes Ridgecrest Blvd.

Small fire temporary closes Ridgecrest Blvd.Kern County firefighters respond to a small fire at the Flower Shoppe on West Ridgecrest Boulevard Wednesday afternoon. First responders had a stretch of the road blocked off while firefighters extinguished the flames with an air-pressurized water extinguisher. According to KCFD Capt. Tom Nicoll, the “very small fire” started in a section of the business that is currently being renovated and was put out with minimal effort. The China Lake Fire Department and the Ridgecrest Police Department assisted, as well as code enforcement and the building department from the city. — Photo by Laura Austin

Story First Published: 2018-06-15