Structure on Eastern Avenue burns to the ground just before 2 a.m.

 Fire burned a South Taft house to the ground Friday morning and threatened for a time to involve homes on either side of it.

Kern County firefighters were called to the 200 block of Eastern Avenue just before 2 a.m. and found a 1200 square foot house totally involved in fire.
Houses to the north and south were threatened by the flames,according to the KCFD.

Firefighters first protected the adjacent structures, then knocked down the main fire.
They searched the burned rubble after the fire was out abut found no victims.

Damage is estimated at $65,000.
The cause of the fire is under investigation and arson investigators were called in.