California, Fire, Forest Grove Fire & Rescue

Forest Grove Fire & Rescue members join almost 300 Oregon firefighters to fight California wildfires

Banks Fire District Brush Rig 13 and a crew of three prepare to head to California. Photo: Banks Fire District

CALIFORNIA - As more than 200,000 people flee the path of wildfires in Northern California, 15 crews from Oregon, including staff and equipment from Banks Fire District, Forest Grove Fire & Rescue and Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue headed towards the flames to aid Californian firefighters over the weekend, arriving in California on Sunday. 

Today, their work begins.

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