Employees say customers started fire at Party City Tuesday night….

About 7:30 last night (Tuesday) Kern County Fire fighters battled a blaze at the Party City store on Rosedale Highway .Crews were able to extinguish the fire quickly .Employees accussed a customer of starting the blaze.

One person was checked out by medical personnel, but have been released. Arson investigators are determining the cause of the fire. The damage is expected to be about $50 ,000.