Kern County Fire ground, air crews put out grass fire in Tehachapi

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TEHACHAPI, Calif. (KGET) — Kern County firefighters worked to contain a small grass fire Sunday afternoon in Tehachapi.

City officials said the fire burned near railroad tracks near Meadow Brook Park just before 4:30 p.m. At least four county firefighting aircraft were sent to put out the flames.

Power was lost at the Water Waste Plant, but service was not lost as the facility switched to backup generator power. SoCal Edison restored power to the plant by 7 p.m.

It’s unclear how many acres have burned or if any other structures were threatened.

We will update this story as we learn more information.

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