A building burned down in the 400 block of Helen Street in Maricopa following a brush fire Thursday afternoon, according to the Kern County Fire Department.

The city of 撸管社 and California Water Service Co. on Sunday lifted the do-not-drink, do-not-use advisory issued Tuesday to 42 commercial customers south of Lake Truxtun after an oil company reportedly allowed pressurized natural gas and crude oil聽into the municipal water system.

A vehicle fire spread into a wildfire around 5 p.m. Thursday near the French Gulch Marina in Wofford Heights and injured one firefighter from the Bureau of Land Management, according to the Kern County Fire Department.

An accidental release of crude oil into 撸管社鈥檚 municipal water system has temporarily shut down businesses and prompted an advisory for about 40 commercial customers to avoid tap water in the area south of Lake Truxtun.

A fire that broke out Tuesday night near Taft burned 1,088 acres as firefighters continue to contain the fire, according to the Kern County Fire Department.

A man was found dead around 6 a.m. May 31 in the 1900 Block of Harvell Street in Rosamond, according to the Kern County coroner鈥檚 office.

A three-level building that for decades anchored downtown 撸管社's antique row went up in flames Monday night just months after a going-out-of-business sale renewed attention on the 38,000-square-foot structure at the southeast corner of 19th and R streets.

A man was found guilty Monday of driving at 101 miles per hour while under the influence of alcohol and drugs, leading to a crash with a motorcyclist that amputated the victim鈥檚 left leg above the knee and the loss of three fingers, according to the Kern County District Attorney鈥檚 Office.