Linn County strike teams sent to Southern California

Ten Oregon Strike Teams are headed to Southern California Tuesday to battle the wildfires.

Posted: Dec 6, 2017 9:31 AM
Updated: Dec 6, 2017 9:40 AM

LINN COUNTY, Ore. – Additional strike teams from Oregon were deployed to the Southern California Wildfires Tuesday.

The State of California requested Linn County to send 22 firefighters. Nine from Albany Fire Department are headed to Chino, California.

Albany Fire personnel and resources from Lebanon, Sweet Home, Tangent, and Scio Fire Departments were also deployed.

Philomath Fire responded from Benton County with two engines and six firefighters.

A total of ten Oregon Strike Teams were sent to California. Firefighters were sent from Lane, Multnomah, Washington, Linn, Marion, Clackamas, Klamath, Yamhill, and a combined team from Polk, Linn, and Benton counties. A team from the Rogue Valley area also left for California. 

The length of deployment is unknown at this time.

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