The French Fire failed to advance on Wednesday as containment increased. Great Basin Incident Management Team 6 reported the French Fire has burned a total of 26,745 acres as of Wednesday, the same acreage as the day before, while containment expanded from 65 to 72 percent.

The Kern County Fire Department said a fire, named the French Fire, broke out west of Lake Isabella on Wednesday. By about 9:15 p.m. it had grown to 2,000 acres.

The Kern County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant July 27 and seized a firearm, five cellular devices, spent and unspent shell casings in regard to a Wasco mass shooting July 25, where five, including killer Jose Manuel Ramirez Jr., died, according to a statement of probable cause a…