A team of firefighters from Texarkana are in California fighting fires in the Sierra National Forest.
TTFD Captain Chuck Weerts amd Texas Strike Team 141 met up with other teams from Texas in Lubbock, and then convoyed to their posts in California. The team is assigned to to the Creek Fire in Fresno County, California burning through the Sierra National Forest. Full containment is not expected until mid-October. The wildfire started Sept. 4 and ranks among the 20 biggest in California history in terms of acreage.
(Pictures on the way and in California from TTFD/Facebook)