UPDATE: Person suffers severe burn injuries in East Bakersfield trailer fire

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BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) – A person has been hospitalized after being burned in a trailer fire in East Bakersfield early Tuesday morning.

According to the Bakersfield Fire Department, crews responded to a travel trailer on fire at 16 Ohio Drive just after 4:39 a.m. When firefighters arrived, they found the trailer fully engulfed in fire as well as two additional trailers taking extreme heat.

BFD said the trailer was completely burned down. One person who had evacuated the trailer was taken to a local hospital for treatment of severe burn injuries, according to the department.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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