Bakersfield Fire Department: Still no word on what caused massive warehouse fire

  • Source: KGET-TV NBC 17
  • Published: 02/15/2017 11:32 AM

There is no official word yet what caused a massive warehouse fire in central Bakersfield Monday night that caused an estimated $400,000 in damage. However Bakersfield Fire says the cause has only been described as suspicious. The flames were first spotted around 6:45 by firefighters in the area along with a thick column of black smoke. They responded to the 900 block of Espee Street at 28th Street, north of Golden State Highway. There they found a warehouse engulfed in flames, threatening two nearby businesses and homes across the street. They were able to knock the fire down and no one was hurt.


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