UPDATE (Oct. 31, 2019): A GoFundMe has been set up for a 20-year Air Force veteran and his wife after their home burned in Stallion Springs on Wednesday.
The campaign was started to help Charlie who is a long standing civil servant who works at Edwards Air Force Base, who is also an active participant with both the Stallion Springs community and the Tehachapi Radio Asociation.
Firefighters were unable to save his home in the Thief Fire.
The goal is raise $30,000 and so far have raised about $7,000.
UPDATE: Kern County firefighters at 10:47 a.m. said they stopped the blaze’s forward progress at seven acres. Recommended evacuations have been lifted.
The fire started in a house, which was destroyed.
STALLION SPRINGS, Calif. (KGET) — Mandatory evacuations have been issued for residents living south of Cummings Court and between Morgan Court and Percheron Place as a fire rages through the area Wednesday morning.
One house burned on Cummings and the blaze quickly spread, according to firefighters.
Deputies are assisting residents with evacuation, and a ReadyKern Alert has been sent to 285 people in the area alerting them of recommended evacuations.
The fire has grown to between six to eight acres in this small community in the Tehachapi Mountains. The cause of the blaze is unknown.
Sheriff’s officials said recommended evacuations are suggested for a quarter mile radius in the area of Cummings Court.