Fire burns family home on Akers Road


Several people have been displaced after a two-alarm house fire in Bakersfield.

The fire was at a single-story home on Akers Road near White Lane, according to the Bakersfield Fire Department.

Video sent to 17 News showed flames at their worst at the home.

Fire officials said the fire started in the garage and quickly spread, damaging the roof and cars in the driveway. Officials said the fire threatened a neighboring home.

Arson investigators are investigating the cause of the fire.

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