Fire Updates

Tehachapi West Fire 25 percent contained

West Fire

In Tehachapi (some 70 miles north of L.A.) between Bakersfield and Mojave

  • Fire was initially reported yesterday 3 p.m.
  • 1,400 Acres (2 square miles)
  • 25% contained
  • 25 homes destroyed
  • About 800 firefighters on scene

Three road closures on Tehachapi Willow Springs Road
Fire's eastern flank has seen increased activity

 

Bull Fire

In the southern portion of the Sequoia National Forest near Kernville

  • Started Monday
  • 15,600 acres (20+ square miles)
  • 15% contained
  • 8 homes and 6 out-buildings destroyed, 1,200 homes threatened
  • Residents of homes in Camp Owens allowed to return
  • 2 firefighters have received minor injuries

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