BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — Firefighters were able to quickly gain control of a small brush fire Friday afternoon east of Hart Park.
Multiple fire crews were called to an area near the Kern River at Wabash River Street and Platte River Drive, north of Kern Canyon Road just before 4:30 p.m.
An ALERT Wildfire camera in the area showed some smoke rising near the riverbed. Fire crews used a water dropping helicopter to douse the flames.
The cause of the fire was not immediately known.