Category: California News

Detwiler Fire Update – 40% Containment

Last night firefighters continued to complete and improve direct and secondary fire lines. Fire still making minimal uphill runs in tall grass and chaparral. There have been several minor changes to evacuation orders and road closures (please see full list…

DUI collision near Taft causes fatal injuries

On July 20, 2017, at approximately 1743 hours, the Bakersfield Communication Center (BCC) received a call of a traffic collision on State Route 119 (Taft Highway) west of Buena Vista Road. Officers from the California Highway Patrol (CHP) Bakersfield Area…