TAFT, Calif. (KGET) — Wednesday, the Kern County Fire Department responded to multiple reports of large amounts of smoke and explosions at a mobile home park on North 10th Street in Taft.
Officers with the Taft Police Department were the first on scene and began evacuating people.
KCFD said a mobile home and an out building were on fire. Firefighters suppressed the main body of the fire within 17 minutes and a search for occupants was conducted.
Firefighters said one person, the occupant of the home that was burned, sustained moderate injuries and was taken to a local hospital. An initial search also confirmed three cats had died.