Brush Fire Burns Hillside Near Arvin

Kern County Fire says they’re staying on scene of a brush fire near Arvin. It began around 11am near Hwy 58 and Route 223. High winds blew the blaze up a hillside, but crews were able to keep it to about 40 acres with 30-percent containment. Authorities say they used 4 air tankers and 2 helicopters to battle the fire. The cause is under investigation.