BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — Firefighters are working to contain a fire Saturday afternoon north of McFarland off Browning Road.
Kern County firefighters are at Browning and Peterson roads. They were called to the fire at around 4:15 p.m. Multiple 17 News viewers have sent pictures and video of a large plume of black smoke visible from Highway 99. It was not immediately clear what was burning, but CHP had received reports Styrofoam was burning at a business.
The cause of the fire was not immediately known.
We will update this story as we learn more information.