Fire breaks out Thursday afternoon

Kern County firefighters are on scene of a house fire in the 300 block of Montview Avenue.

The fire broke out just before 3:30 p.m. and it is the latest in a serious of fires in South Taft that have heavily damaged or destroyed four homes and at least one garage.

Three of the fires have been on Montview.

The latest fire started in an abandoned house that had been boarded up.

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