Two structures on fire
A major fire near downtown has damaged at least two structures and several others were threatened.
The fire broke out abut 2 p.m. in the 500 block of North Street.
An abandoned wood frame house and a structure next to hit have sustained major damage.
Numerous Kern County fire engines are on scene and two ladder trucks have been deployed.
This is a developing story.
Check Taft Midway Driller for more information as it becomes available.