Crews at the Kern County Fire Department's Delano Station 34 were training outside the station Sunday morning when a bystander alerted them to a house fire.
The fire in the 900 block of Kensington Street had engulfed a quarter of the home when firefighters arrived just after 10:30 a.m.
No one was inside the house but its five occupants were displaced.
Damage was estimated at $150,000. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
Four people were arrested Saturday night and early Sunday morning as part of a Bakersfield police DUI/Driver License checkpoint in the 900 block of Old River Road.
A Chase Bank inside a west Bakersfield grocery store was robbed Saturday morning by a man who handed a teller a note saying he was armed.
A McFarland woman suffered minor injuries after crashing into a big rig that pulled in front of her on Avenue 128 at Road 208 in Porterville.
A man allegedly driving under the influence of drugs backed his van into a school bus Friday evening in the parking lot of Foothill High School.
An abandoned multi-family housing unit in Rosamond caught fire early Saturday and, due to limited water supply in the area, fire engines were forced to transport water from more than a quarter mile from the burning structure.
An electrical short in a bedroom caused a fire in a double-wide mobile home in southeast Bakersfield.
An attic fire started by a faulty exhaust fan caused an estimated $15,000 in damage to a residence south of Wilson Road and west of South H Street.
The suspect who stole a surveillance camera from a pharmacy on Panama Lane gave investigators a good look at his face, Superman cap and all.
A woman shoplifted from the Kmart in the 3600 block of Wilson Road earlier this month.
A 25-year-old man is wanted for questioning in connection with a burglary in which a gun, money and checkbook were stolen.
Two suspects stole items from the Apple store inside Valley Plaza mall last month.
A small fire in a storage closet at an extended care facility caused about $5,000 in damage Friday morning.