Local firefighters head out on strike teams | TheUnion.com

Local firefighters head out on strike teams

Firefighters from Nevada County Consolidated Fire and Grass Valley Fire Department have been assisting crews from around the state with suppression efforts on several fires in Northern California. Nevada County Consolidated Fire, Brush 89, is part of a Nevada County Strike Team on the Day Fire in the Lassen-Modoc Ranger Unit, and the engine remains assigned to the incident.

Grass Valley Fire Department operates an Office of Emergency Services Fire Engine, E-334, which returned yesterday from four days as part of an OES Engine Strike Team to the Eiler Fire in Shasta County. Also on the Eiler fire is OES Water Tender 42 operated by Nevada County Consolidated Fire; WT 42 remains assigned to the incident. A line medic team including a Nevada County Consolidated firefighter is assigned to the Beaver Fire on the Klamath National Forest and a Grass Valley firefighter is assigned as a field observer-trainee on the Eiler Fire.

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