Firefighters battle brush fire in Kings County

Firefighters say the fire started in a slough behind several houses.
KINGS COUNTY, Calif. (KFSN) -- Firefighters battled a brush fire near several homes in Kings County Sunday night.

The flames sparked shortly before 11:00 pm on 14th Avenue near Highway 198 in Armona.

Firefighters say the fire started in a slough behind several houses.

When crews arrived, they found the thick brush on fire.

Six engines and a bulldozer from Kings County Fire were called to the firefight.

The flames did not damage any homes.

A fire marshal said several illegal fireworks arrests were made throughout Kings County, but an official cause for this fire has not yet been determined.

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