Bakersfield man dies in trailer fire early Saturday morning

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BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — A Bakersfield man died in a trailer fire early Saturday morning.

Both Bakersfield and Kern County Fire Departments were on scene of a trailer fire that ignited at about 4:30 a.m. Saturday in South Bakersfield near intersection of Karen Place and Rexland Drive. BFD found the body after firefighters put out the fire and searched the trailer.

The fire spread to the nearby home but the home sustained minor damages.

It is also currently unknown what started the trailer fire.

This is the sixth death caused by fire in Kern County this year. The last one happened in May, on 32nd street in Bakersfield. Two people died in that fire.

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