Wildfire erupts in Kern County, latest in series of fires across California

Posted at 5:33 PM, Aug 26, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-26 21:57:10-04

BEAR VALLEY SPRINGS, Calif. - A wildfire has sprung up in Kern County, the latest in a series of fires in California that firefighters have been battling this summer.

This fire has been dubbed the Range Fire and is burning uphill towards Bear Valley Springs, a community of around 5,000 residents. The Kern County Fire Department posted this update on Facebook:

Our sister station in Bakersfield, KERO, is also posting updates on their website.