Homeless encampment fire burns patch of grass near Truxtun Lake
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) —
Kern County fire crews were called out to put out a small homeless encampment fire near Truxtun Lake on Wednesday morning.
The fire broke out around 9 a.m. after a small warming fire began to burn the nearby grass, according to the Kern County Fire Department.
Crews were able to quickly arrive and put the fire out before it grew too large.
Firefighters say the fire only burned around 100 square feet of grass.