BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — A structure fire on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard near Potomac Avenue damaged a 2,000 square foot commercial building Monday morning, according to the Kern County Fire Department.
KCFD officials said crews responded to several reports of a fire at a large commercial building around 5:57 a.m. Officials said when they arrived on scene, the building was fully engulfed in flames.
KCFD estimated the fire caused about $320,000 in damages. KCFD also estimated the responding crews’ saved around $315,000 worth the building’s value.
The Bakersfield Fire Department and the Bakersfield Police Department also responded to the scene.
Officials confirmed it was a vacant building. There were no fatalities or injuries reported.