Lightening Fire in Tehachapi

Lightening started a fire just before noon in the Tehachapi mountains, south of Highline road in the Mountain Meadows area. 12004677_10153242853812833_3860586499567303142_n

150 firefighters are attacking the flames from the ground and air. The air assault was halted for about 30 minutes when a drone entered the air space. 50 acres has burned and a 30% containment has been achieved by members of the Kern County Fire Department, Cal Fire, and the Bureau of Land Management.

Voluntary evacuations were placed for the Mountain Meadows, Water Canyon and West Ranch communities. No structures have been threatened.

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