BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — Firefighters with the Kern County Fire Department contained a brush fire in the Golden Hills area Tuesday, which burned 2.3 acres, according to the department.
KCFD arrived at the scene just after 11:30 a.m. at the scene of a slow moving grass fire. At one point, the flames threatened homes on Mountain and Park Drives. Fire officials checked in with nearby homes to assess damages before battling the blaze.
The fire moved its way up a hillside when helicopters doused the flames with water drops while tankers painted the hillside with fire retardant. The fire was extinguished within minutes and no injuries were reported and no homes were damaged, according to officials.
The fire was reported around the area of Mountain and Park drives in Golden Hills. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.