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News Release
Linn County Firefighters Sent to California - 12/06/17

On Tuesday, December 5, 2017, Strike Teams from Oregon were deployed to the Southern California Wildfires. Linn County sent 22 firefighters, nine of which are from Albany Fire Department, to Chino, California at the request of the State of California. In addition to Albany Fire, personnel and resources from Lebanon, Sweet Home, Tangent, and Scio Fire Departments were also deployed. Philomath Fire responded from Benton County with two engines and six firefighters.

A total of ten Oregon Strike Teams were sent to California. The length of this current deployment is unknown.