At 4:35 a.m. Tuesday, Kern County firefighters responded to a structure fire on the 11000 Block of Dawson Falls Avenue, east of Jewetta Avenue.

Heavy black smoke was coming from the attic of the residence. Fire crews extinguished the fire and protected the contents of the home.

A resident of the home had second degree burns to the bottom of a foot. The resident was treated at the scene.

The fire caused $100,000 in damage.

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