UPDATE: Fire burning near Havilah now at 6.1 acres, 40% containment, according to Kern County Fire

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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.

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