KCFD: 'Person of interest' in Oildale fire has been found

A photo provided Wednesday, May 17, 2017 by the Kern County Fire Department shows a person of interest in a fire Wednesday on El Tejon Avenue in Oildale, Calif.

UPDATE: The Kern County Fire Department says it has located the "person of interest" and would like to thank the community for its help.

The original story, posted earlier Wednesday, is below.


BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) -- The Kern County Fire Department says it's seeking a "person of interest" in a fire Wednesday morning on El Tejon Avenue in Oildale.

The Fire Department didn't provide details of the fire.

The person of interest is possibly Jeremy Silva, 18 or 19 years old. A photo was released, too.

Anyone with information helpful to the investigation is asked to call (877) 347-3847.

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