Update: Kern County firefighters have gained full containment on the Quarry Fire.
Update: Kern County firefighters stopped the Quarry Fire at around 1:30 p.m. before it threatened structures or caused any injuries and is now at 75 percent containment.
Kern County Fire Department officials said full containment is expected by 8 p.m. Fire crews continue to mop up hotspots and secure the perimeter.
The fire was reported just before 10:30 a.m. Thursday.
Update: The fire is now 183 acres.
Kern County Fire Department is on scene of a 183-acre grass fire burning east of Arvin.
The Quarry Fire started near Bear Mountain Blvd and Deertrail Drive.
No structures are threatened.
#QuarryFire UPDATE:— Kern County Fire (@kerncountyfire) October 12, 2017
Forward progress has been stopped at 183 acres. FFs remaining on scene to secure control lines and mop up hotspots.
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