More Lubbock firefighters deploying to fight California wildfires

More Lubbock firefighters deployed to California

LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - Four more Lubbock firefighters are headed to California this week to help with the growing wildfires on the West Coast.

Lubbock Fire Rescue made the announcement on Sunday:

“More Lubbock firefighters are flying out of Amarillo to California today to relieve the first group that deployed in August to fight the growing wildfires on the west coast. Let’s wish these brave men well on their deployment:”

LFR firefighters in California are currently working the west zone of the August Complex fire in Mendocino County. Here are some pictures of what they are facing:

Posted by Lubbock Fire Department on Thursday, September 17, 2020

Firefighter Garrett Clair

Firefighter Clint Cowert

Lieutenant Chris Norman

Captain Kyle Christian

More Lubbock firefighters are flying out of Amarillo to California today to relieve the first group that deployed in...

Posted by Lubbock Fire Department on Sunday, September 13, 2020

A previous group of four deployed on Aug. 21 and have now returned home:

Firefighter Jason Jaquess

Firefighter Eric Fransen

Lieutenant Michael Eberle

Battalion Chief Lee Jones

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