BAKERSFIELD - Bakersfield Fire Department firefighters were deployed late Sunday as part of a California Emergency Management Agency Firefighting Strike Team sent as an “immediate need” to assist the United States Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, and others with the “Shirley Fire” in the Sequoia National Forest.
BFD deployments include:
BFD Cal-EMA Engine 299, with four firefighters assigned as an immediate need resource
BFD Light Engines 301 and 314, with three firefighters each assigned as immediate need resources
BFD firefighters reported to Wofford Heights for assignment with the Shirley Fire.
There are ten BFD firefighters assisting on the Shirley Fire at this time, and additional resources are on stand-by if requested.
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