Southwest Bakersfield

Damage is estimated at $200,000 in garage fire

Damage is estimated at $200,000 in garage fire

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — A garage in southwest Bakersfield went up in flames Tuesday evening causing about $200,000 in damage.

City fire crews were called to the home on Kirkside Drive near Weyburn Way just after 7:30 p.m.

A second-alarm response was initiated because the flames threatened other homes in the neighborhood.

The garage and two cars inside it were totally destroyed.

The cause of the fire wasn't immediately known.