KCFD saves millions in property value at Wonderful Pistachios and Almonds silo fire

Firefighters take on a fire Saturday night, Oct. 14, 2017, at a silo at Wonderful Pistachios and Almonds in Kern County, Calif. (Photo provided by Kern County Fire Department)

Kern County firefighters were able to save millions of dollars in structure value during a fire at one of the silos at Wonderful Pistachios and Almonds on Saturday night.

Firefighters arrived shortly before 9:30 p.m. and found one of the three-story high silos fully engulfed in flames.

The fire was threatening other silos.

Crews were able to use a ladder truck to help get a better angle of attack and keep the flames from spreading.

The fire caused around $300,000 in property damages.

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