06/09/08 56 W, 1 I - + 13 - 9 Fire From Space


The News & Observer has a nifty AP photo of the Hyde County wildfire as seen from space. The article reports that the fire is presently the largest such fire in the United States. What resources around here have been sent there? FireNews also posted some aerial photos, if you haven't seen them yet.





I heard Apex was sending a crew???
Silver - 06/09/08 - 12:38

Right now the resources sent from Wake County are 1 Engine and 1 Brush truck from Morrisville and 1 Brush truck from Wake Forest. Multiple units have been sent from Johnston county and even a tanker from Orange County New Hope.
D. - 06/09/08 - 13:56

Apex did send a brush truck and crew
ApexBattChief - 06/09/08 - 17:11

Wake Forest sent engine crew (4) and brush crew (2)
Wayne - 06/09/08 - 17:50

Wake EMS and Eastern Wake EMS have been assisting, reports http://www.newsobserver.com/news/wake/st..
Legeros - 06/10/08 - 21:50

talking to family today in NE NC and they said that there are smokey conditions in their neck of the woods. now the largest wildland fire in NC history!
CFP 7021 (Email) - 06/10/08 - 22:09

A second wave of personnel will be departing tomorrow to relieve the initial deployment for a second operational period through Saturday.
Olson - 06/10/08 - 22:52

Do they need more help up there ? Who would I contact about sending crews? I’ve got a lot of guys willing to go.
[Chief Meares] (Email) (Web Site) - 06/11/08 - 09:50

I would suggest contacting your local fire marshall’s office.
Mike - 06/11/08 - 19:27



  
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