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The Kern County Coroner's Office has identified the occupant of a vehicle who died in a collision on Highway 58, east of Claymine Road, on Friday.

Bakersfield Police arrested Jason Sanders, 40, on suspicion of shooting a firearm at another person during an altercation at around 1:01 a.m. Saturday at the 2500 block of Connie Avenue.

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.