The State of California is under a State of Emergency due to several major wildfires burning from Northern to Southern California over 200,000 people have been evacuated from their homes

A facebook post this Morning show the Benton City crew out of Benton County Fire Protection District #2:

This morning 3 of your Benton City firefighters are mobilizing to California to help with the devastating fires they are experiencing.

Left to right: FF/EMT Justin Christensen, FF/AEMT Steve McGhan, FF/PM John Derderian.

We’ll do our best to keep everyone updated! Help us wish them safe travels.

Benton County Fire Protection District #1 along with Crew from Wallla Walla are also headed south to help fight the epic California WIldfires.