Firefighters extinguish garage fire in Inyokern

Firefighters extinguish garage fire in InyokernLaura Austin photo: At approximately 11:07 am on July 22, 2021, firefighters from the Kern County Fire Department were dispatched to a structure fire reported at 6621 Valley Ave. Reporting persons stated that fire and smoke were visible from a garage. Upon arrival firefighters found a detached garage well involved with fire. An aggressive fire attack was made to protect exposures and extinguish the fire. Firefighters declared a knockdown on the fire approximately 30 minutes after arriving on scene. Primary and secondary searches of the garage did not locate persons inside.

Story First Published: 2021-07-30