Incident is on Chevron property off Midoil Road. Tak fire breeaks out in Midway Sunset oilfield
Kern County firefighters are currently on the scene of two major incidents on the West Side.
Firefighters from Taft backed by heavy rescue gear from Greenfield are on a Chevron lease west of Taft where a person has apparently fallen into a sinkhole.
The accident occurred just after 10 a.m. on a road south of Midoil Road at entrance 20 to the Chevron lease.
The condition of the victim and other details on the incident were not immediately available.
At the same time, engines from several west Kern County stations are on the scene of a tank fire in the north Midway Sunset oilfields off Highway 33.
Hazardous material specialists from Bakersfield have also sent to the tank fire.
Check taftmidwaydriller.com for updates on the incidents as more information becomes available.