Last modified on Sep 14, 2011
Keene Complex Fires
||September 14, 2011 8:00 am
||September 10, 2011 2:30 am
||Kern County Fire / CAL FIRE
||Highway 58 in Southeastern Kern County near Tehachapi
||6 fires for a total of 10,470 acres - 100% contained
| Injuries: || 4 |
| Cause: || Lightning |
| Cooperating Agencies: || CAL FIRE, Kern County Fire Department, Tehachapi Police Department, Kern County Sheriff’s Department |
| Total Fire Personnel: || 1,416 (908 CAL FIRE) |
| Engines: || 95 (70 CAL FIRE) |
| Fire crews: || 48 (30 CAL FIRE) |
| Helicopters: || 1 |
| Dozers: || 6 CAL FIRE |
| Water tenders: || 1 |
| Costs to date: || $7.2 million |
|Major Incident Command Team: || CAL FIRE Incident Command Team 6 |
|Conditions: ||Firefighters continue mop up, patrol and rehabilitation efforts. Please use extreme caution after the roads open this morning at 6:00.|
Fires in the Complex Command:
In the area of Piute Road and Indian Creek Road
Approximately 3,295 acres - 100% contained
Approximately 2,130 acres - 100% contained
West side of Walker Rd
Approximately 1,711 acres - 100% contained
Hart Fire is 283 acres - 100% contained.
Harper Fire is 465 acres - 100% contained.
Between Harts Flat Road and Black Mountain Road
Approximately 2,577 acres - 100% contained.
Rodeo Branch is 9 acres - 100% contained.
Road Closures Caliente Bodfish Road @ Loins Trail toward Twin Oaks will continue to be evaluated based on safety considerations.
||(661) 873-2680 (Kern County Call Center)
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