Two wildfires rattle nerves in mountain area

  • [Carlos Serret photo]

    [Carlos Serret photo]

By Gary Meyer, TME

Multiple agencies including Kern County Fire Department and U.S. Forest Service protected the Mountain Communities from two wildfires this week.

The Haberkern fire in Lebec began near Haberkern Road sometime after midnight on…(please see below to view full stories and photographs)

Photo captions:

Lebec resident Carlos Serret shot this photo of the Haberkern fire from a cell tower on Ridge Route Drive looking north. A helicopter makes an early-morning water drop along the hillsides west of Lebec Road.

The Tecuya fire burning on August 2 at about 10:30 a.m.

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