Kern County Newswire (Page 4)

Kern County Newswire (Page 4)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Kern County, CA. (Page 4)

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  1. The Latest: 200 structures now destroyed in California fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 26 | KMIR 6

    ... 200 homes and other buildings have now been destroyed in a deadly wildfire burning in central California. The Kern County Fire Department reports that firefighters were making progress Sunday in establishing a perimeter around the 58-square-mile ...

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  2. Officials: 150 homes burned in deadly...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 26 | Times News

    ... and 30-mph steady winds forecast, "That's something we have to keep an eye on. It could spark another disaster," Kern County fire Engineer Anthony Romero said. Gov. Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency, freeing up money and resources to fight ...

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  3. At least 2 dead, 60,000 acres lost to California wildfiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 26 | Fox News

    Wildfires continued to burn in California Sunday, scorching nearly 60,000 acres and claiming two lives as 4,500 firefighters battled the six blazes, which stretched from the Klammath National Forest in Northern California to the Mexican border in San Diego County, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, The Los Angeles Times reported. The most destructive fire is in Kern County, known as the Erskine fire, which has burned more than 35,000 acres and destroyed more than 150 homes.

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  4. The Latest: Deadly California wildfire 10 percent containedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 26 | KRON 4

    ... and claimed at least two lives in central California is about 10 percent contained. Capt. Tyler Townsend of the Kern County Fire Department said Sunday that lower winds a day before had assisted firefighters in battling the blaze. Firefighters were ...

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  5. Several Notable Fires Across CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 26 | My Mother Lode

    Governor Jerry Brown has issued a State of Emergency Declaration due to the Erskine Fire near Lake Isabella in Kern County. It has burned 36,810 acres and is 10% contained.

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  6. Deadly Erskine Fire Near Lake Isabella Now 10 Percent ContainedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 26 | CBS Local

    ... were so badly burned forensic investigators will have to determine whether they belonged to a person or animal, Kern County Sheriff's spokesman Ray Pruitt said. The tally of burned homes rose from 80. Entire blocks were reduced to rubble, and at ...

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  7. Californian wildfire kills at least two people and destroys 150 homes as thousands fleeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 26 | Mirror.co.uk

    A massive wildfire burning out of control in the foothills of central California has left at least 150 homes in ruins and damaged another 75. The so-called Erskine fire , which broke out on Thursday some 40 miles northeast of Bakersfield in Kern County, has already claimed at least two lives, left three firefighters in hospital and forced thousands of people to evacuate their homes. More than 1,100 firefighters have been deployed to battle the blaze, which has blackened some 35,700 acres and was 0% contained as of Saturday afternoon.

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  8. Bay Area firefighters join in fight against Erskine FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 26 | KRON 4

    Four firefighters from the Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department were deployed to Kern County Friday to assist with the Erskine Fire, according to fire officials. Fire officials said around 4:30 p.m. firefighters were sent to help with the fire near Lake Isabella after Gov. Jerry Brown issued a state of emergency for Kern County.

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  9. Massive California wildfire destroys 150 homes, more threatenedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 26 | The Raw Story

    ... The so-called Erskine fire, which broke out on Thursday some 40 miles (64 km) northeast of Bakersfield in Kern County, has already claimed at least two lives, sent three firefighters to the hospital and forced thousands of people to evacuate their ...

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  10. Possible human remains found in deadly California wildfireRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 26 | WANE-TV Fort Wayne

    ... were so badly burned forensic investigators will have to determine whether they belonged to a person or animal, Kern County Sheriff's spokesman Ray Pruitt said. The winds that drove the drove the fire through small southern Sierra Nevada communities ...

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  11. California wildfire destroys 150 homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 26 | NWAonline

    The tally rose from 80 homes as firefighters began going through neighborhoods to count houses and mobile homes incinerated by the blaze. Remains were found Saturday in a mobile home, but authorities said forensic investigators must determine whether they belonged to a person or animal, Kern County sheriff's spokesman Ray Pruitt said.

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  12. California Fires Update SummaryRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 26 | Rocklin and Roseville Today

    ... Near Potrero * 7,609 acres, 80% contained * All evacuations lifted * Hwy 94 has been reopened Erskine Fire, Kern County (more info...) Lake Isabella area Unified Command: Kern County Fire, USFS and Bureau of Land Management * 36,810 acres, 10% ...

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  13. Lawrence Phillips was found with a Do Not Resuscitatea noteRead the original story

    Jun 15, 2016 | KDWN

    Imprisoned former NFL running back Lawrence Phillips had a "Do Not Resuscitate" note taped to his chest when he was found hanging in his cell, according to a California coroner's report released Wednesday. Deputy Kern County Coroner Christopher Frank says in the report that he found another note and a picture of Phillips and an unnamed child tucked into Phillips' left sock.

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  14. Bakersfield suspect, 69, related to shooting victimRead the original story

    Jun 15, 2016 | My Mother Lode

    Kern County authorities say a 69-year-old woman arrested on suspicion of shooting to death a man in his 30s was related to the victim. KBAK-TV reports responding deputies found the man dead outside a home in Bakersfield Tuesday evening.

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  15. Probation Search Yields Drug BustRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | Santa Barbara Independent

    ... Lewis had an outstanding warrant for narcotics in Santa Barbara, as well as a $100,000 bail warrant out of Kern County. She was booked into County Jail. The hunt for a probation violator led to four drug- and weapon-related arrests in the City of ...

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  16. Warriors leave bright legacy for 2017 teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2016 | Tehachapi News

    Cade Temple, MVP of the Kern County all-star game, on the mound for the Warriors during the regular season. Warriors head baseball coach Chris Olofson receives an award of appreciation from his team after the Kern County annual all-star game.

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  17. Resident builds memoriesRufus Thomas recreates the old wooden oil...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2016 | Tehachapi News

    ... sinking into the oil. She managed to get a piece of tin under his chin to keep his face up a little bit and the Kern County Fire Department was summoned. The firefighters laid planks across the oil - it was akin to rescuing someone who had broken ...

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  18. Water users target Delta fish a " againRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | RecordNET

    ... coalition, but also from heavyweights such as the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California and the Kern County Water Agency, as well as farm organizations and the California Chamber of Commerce. “They want one thing: They want more ...

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  19. Body matching description of missing man found in Pine Flat Lake areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2016 | The Fresno Bee

    ... came from seven different agencies, including Madera County Sheriff's Office, Tulare County Sheriff's Office, Kern County Sheriff's Office and California Rescue Dog Association. The body was found in rugged terrain within the search area on the ...

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  20. Much cooler weather in Valley, thunderstorms predicted over SierraRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | The Fresno Bee

    ... Sunday afternoon and evening, the National Weather Service said. Isolated thunderstorms are also possible in the Kern County mountains Sunday afternoon and evening.

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