UPDATE (2:46 p.m.) — Kern County Fire says the fire burning near Havilah is now at 6.1 acres with 40% containment.
“Firefighters continue making good progress mopping up in thick brush on steep hills,” the department said in a tweet.
UPDATE (1:25 p.m.) — Kern County Fire says forward progress of the fire near Havilah has stopped. KCFD determined the fire started because a mobile home was destroyed. The cause is under investigation.
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — The Kern County Fire Department is reporting a vegetation fire near Havilah that has burned approximately 25-30 acres. KCFD has air and ground resources on scene. Havilah is located near Lake Isabella.
This is a developing story. Check back for updates.