An advisory evacuation has been issued to residents of Digier Canyon due to a 50-acre wildfire burning Wednesday afternoon.

Kern County firefighters said all residents should prepare for evacuation by gathering medications, valuables, important documents and any necessary supplies.

A temporary shelter has been set up at Frazier Mountain High School gym at 700 Falcon Way, firefighters said.

As of 2 p.m. the blaze was only 5 percent contained. Digier Canyon is near Lebec. 

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