BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Bakersfield Fire Department firefighters were deployed Tuesday as part of a California Office Emergency Services Firefighting Strike Team sent as an "immediate need" to assist the United States Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management and others with the Beaver Fire in the Klamath National Forest.
The Bakersfield Fire Department deployed three fire engines with three firefighters assigned to each engine.
One Bakersfield Fire Battalion Chief was also assigned as a Strike Team Leader.
The resources will report to the Beaver Fire which is northwest of Yreka. There are 10 Bakersfield firefighters assisting, and more are on stand-by if needed.
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