The Bakersfield Fire Department were required for a structure fire on Union Avenue near 4th Street Thursday morning.
The call came in around 8:30 a.m. for reports of smoke showing from a structure in the 500 block of Union Avenue. Upon arrival, crews confirmed the fire at an out-building at the Manila Inn. BFD Battalion Chief Brian Bowman says the structure was an old pool house that appears abandoned. Bowman says it was boarded up at the time.
The cause of the fire is under investigation. No injuries to civilians or fire personnel were reported.