|California Wildfire destroys 8 homes, 10 buildings|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
KERNVILLE, Calif. — A wildfire northeast of Bakersfield burning in steep terrain has destroyed eight homes and 10 other structures, authorities said, but residents of some 200 homes under evacuation orders were allowed to return home Wednesday evening.
The blaze near Lake Isabella was 15 percent contained after scorching about 5 square miles, Kern County Fire Capt. Derek Tisinger said. Firefighters working in drought conditions continued building containment lines after stopping the spread of the flames, and danger remained.
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