(November 11, 2018) Frisco Fire Department was requested to respond to California as a part of the Texas Intrastate Fire Mutual Aid System (TIFMAS). Frisco Fire Department will send a brush truck, along with resources and personnel from other area agencies to southern California to battle the “Woolsey” Fire, a large wild fire burning in Los Angeles and Ventura Counties, California.
Frisco Fire Department personnel assigned to the task force will depart on Monday, November 12, 2018, from Frisco Central Fire Station, 8601 Gary Burns Dr.
The “Woolsey” Fire in southern California has burned over 80,000 acres and destroyed more than 175 structures since November 8, 2018. Over 3,000 personnel are currently assigned to the incident which is reported to be 10% contained.
Crews are expected to be deployed for 14 days.