Fire is burning on west end

Kern County firefighters are on scene of an oil well fire on Elk Hills.

Unconfirmed reports from the scene said there are two “significant” burn injuries.

Ground ambulances and an air ambulance have been dispatched.

Reports from the scene said a truck and wellhead are burning.

The fire is located at the west end of Elk Hills near checkpoint 12.2 and firefighters entered through gate 5.

The incident was reported just before 3 p.m. Saturday.

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