KCFD knocks down garage fire

KCFD knocks down garage fireLaura Austin Photo: A large column of smoke could be seen Monday morning as Ridgecrest Police Department and Kern County Fire Department engines 73, 74, 77, and 75 were dispatched at 8:17am to reports of a garage fire in the 500 block of Sahara Street in Ridgecrest. Police and fire crews arrived on scene to a garage engulfed in flames on the rear of the four unit apartment complex. Fire was brought under control and extinguished by 8:30am according to Kern County Fire Department Public Affairs office. There were no reports of injuries and the cause of the fire is still under investigation.

Story First Published: 2022-01-07