The Kern County Fire Department responded to a large house fire in Taft this afternoon.
Management said it has dispatched crews to Building 600 on Polk Street in Taft after receiving a call about the fire around 12:55 pm. The KCFD said there were reports of a possible person inside. However, after an initial search of the building, no one was found inside.
The fire was put out at about 1:18 p.m. With more than 20 firefighters participating, according to the department. No one was injured in the fire. The cause of the fires is still under investigation.