BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — A new wildfire was reported on Sunday in northwestern Kern County near Lost Hills, according to the Cal Fire Incident Page.
Officials are calling this fire the Almond Fire. The fire burned 5,229 acres and is 100% contained as of Monday evening, the Kern County Fire Department said.
KCFD said air support had been released.
According to Caltrans, State Route 33 was closed from 5.2 miles south of the junction of State Route 46 to the junction of State Route 46 due to the fire. The roadway was reopened at about 8:30 p.m. on Sunday night.