Fire at Tillie Creek

By Shannon Rapose
Kern Valley Sun

Photo by Shannon Rapose / Kern Valley Sun:
Firefighters from the U.S. Forest Service clean up a brush fire that started in Wofford Heights on Wednesday, February 14.

On Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14, at approximately 3:35 p.m., emergency dispatch received reports of a fire near Tillie Creek Campground in Wofford Heights.

When KCFD and US Forest Service personnel arrived on scene, they found that the fire had already burned a half acre of the surrounding brush and, luckily, firefighters were able to stop the forward progression of the flames very quickly. The official cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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