Kern County firefighters late Thursday afternoon reported a vegetation fire near the unincorporated community of Woody, which is west of Glennville.

A fire that broke out in an Oildale duplex Wednesday killed two dogs and caused an estimated $90,000 in damage, Kern County firefighters said.

The Bakersfield office of the California Highway Patrol is offering a class to current and prospective teen drivers to discuss safe driving habits, the consequences of poor choices behind the wheel and how to avoid a collision.

A brush fire in the Kern River Canyon was reported around 11 a.m. Sunday. California Highway Patrol was dispatched to control traffic, directing vehicles to one lane as the fire came between the river and Highway 178.