Dogs rescued from South Taft fire

By Doug Keeler
Taft Midway Driller
Fire erupts from rear of house after firefighters pried open rear door

Two dogs were rescued from a burning South Taft home Sunday evening.

Firefighter carried the dogs out the front door of the smoke-filled house on the 400 block of Montview Avenue as other firefighters knocked down the fire in the rear of the structure.

The fire broke out about 7:40 p.m. and firefighters had the fire under control in a few minutes.

The residents of the house were not home when the fire broke out.

Kern County firefighter carries dog from front of smoke-filled home.
Engines lined up on Montview Street in South Taft  where house was damaged by fire Sunday night