KCSO: Fire at Kern Oil & Refining Co. no danger to the public

Fire shoots from the Kern Oil & Refining Co. facility on East Panama Lane in Bakersfield, Calif., Thursday night, Jan. 18, 2018. (KBAK/KBFX photo)

A fire erupted Thursday night at the Kern Oil & Refining Co. at East Panama Lane and Weedpatch Highway.

Kern County deputies shut down roads in the area, but there were no evacuations.

Deputies said the fire was burning kerosene and was no threat to the public.


NOTE: This story was originally published Thursday night, Jan. 18, and updated Friday.

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