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Fish Fire (Wildfire)

The Fish Fire was reported today, at approximately 4:00 pm, Wednesday, May 20, 2015. Initial reports put the fire above Camp 3 Campground along Mountain 99. And, on the west side of the Kern River, directly across from Thunderbird. Fire fighters from the Forest Service and Kern County Fire Department responded immediately with multiple engines, crews, helicopters and Air Tankers, totaling 90 personnel. Fire fighters needed to cross the Kern River to gain access to the fire – rafts were ordered, however, the low water level made access negotiable by foot. The fire is burning in grass and brush.Due to the rapid response of fire fighting equipment and personnel, the fire was held to 5 acres. A crew will staff the fire overnight. Additional crews will take over in the morning.Fire is under

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