BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — Two families were displaced from their homes Wednesday after a fire tore through a duplex in east Bakersfield.
Multiple crews of city and county firefighters were called to the duplex on Oregon Street near Sterling Road at around 5:15 p.m.
Kern County Fire officials said the fire spread quickly, destroying the two units at the duplex and damaging nearby fences at the property. Fifty firefighters took about an hour to put out the flames.
Six adults and two pets were displaced from the fire. No one was hurt and the cause of the fire is under investigation.