Friday, August 22, 2014

Wildfire burning northeast of Bakersfield nearly half contained after scorching 6 square miles


Wildfire burning northeast of Bakersfield nearly half contained after scorching 6 square miles


KERNVILLE, Calif. (AP) -- Crews continue to build containment lines around a wildfire burning in steep terrain northeast of Bakersfield, California. Kern County fire officials say the blaze near Lake Isabella is 48 percent contained after scorching more ...


Wildfire 1000 Homes Bakersfield: Authorities Lift Wildfire Evacuations for Homes - NewsOXY


Wildfire threatens 1,000 homes in Bakersfield, Calif. before evacuation orders were lifted Monday evening after firefighters made signifiant progress. According to NBC News, hundreds of firefighters battled a wildfire on Sunday north of Lake Isabella.


17 Kern County veterans travel to Washington, D.C. to visit World War II memorial


BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - 17 of Kern County's bravest soldiers traveled to Washington D.C. through the Honor Flight on Thursday. Many of the veterans on the flight fought during World War II and for many it is the first time they will visit monuments that ...



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