Neighboring home threatened for a time. Cause under investigation

Fire caused an estimated $70,000 to a vacant South Taft house late Saturday night.

The Kern County Fire Department said the fire was reported in the 400 block of Naylor Avenue about 11:15 p.m.

The structure was 50 percent involved in fire and threatening a neighboring residence when they arrived.

The fire was knocked down in about 20 minutes.

No injuries were reported.
The cause is under investigation by KCFD fire investigators.