Fire crews from Southern Nevada head north to help fight Caldor Fire

Fire crews from Southern Nevada head north to help fight Caldor Fire

WEBSITE — K-T-N-V DOT COM. NEW AT -11-… THE CALDOR FIRE….. NEAR “LAKE TAHOE”….. QUICKLY PROMPTING GOVERNOR STEVE SISOLAK….. TO ISSUE A STATE OF EMERGENCY… NOW… OUR FIRST RESPONDERS ARE STEPPING UP…. TO HELP OUR NEIGHBORS…. TO THE NORTH. A TASK FORCE OF FIRST RESPONDERS FROM… THE CLARK COUNTY… NORTH LAS VEGAS… AND PAHRUMP FIRE DEPARTMENTS ARE ON THEIR WAY THERE RIGHT NOW. 13 ACTION NEWS REPORTER… JOHN DOMOL TALKED WITH SOME OF THE FIREFIGHTERS. NEVADA EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT REQUESTED THE HELP AND THE SOUTH SIDE OF THE STATE ANSWERED THE CALL WITH 20 OF ITS FINEST. “I think everybody that’s getting deployed on this assignment is extremely excited to be able to go up and help out.” WITH MORE THAN 50,000 PEOPLE EVACUATED… THE CALDOR WILDFIRE CONTINUES TO EXHAUST RESPONDERS UP NORTH. AND NOW OUR REGION IS BEING ASKED FOR HELP. “It’s a great thing. It shows the camaraderie that’s shared among fire departments and first responders.” LOCAL CREWS’ RESOURCES ARE BEING STRETCHED THIN, SO OUR CONTINGENT WILL ANSWER THE STANDARD EMERGENCY CALLS TO PROVIDE RELIEF. AND NO MATTER THE MISSION, IT’S LOOKED AT WITH A SENSE OF PRIDE. “It means a lot for us to be able to extend our hand to our brothers up north.” IT’S A VETERAN CREW GOING OUT TO THE TAHOE AREA… SO NERVES ARE A NON-ISSUE. “More butterflies than anything. I’m kind of excited just to go up there and see what we have and lend a hand where we can.” AND IF THIS MANAGES TO SAVE LIVES AND SAVE HOMES, THAT’S ALL THAT MATTERS TO THIS HEROES. “We just really hope that we can go up there and provide that extra help that those departments need right now.” AND THEY PLAN TO BE UP THERE FOR AS LONG AS TWO WEEKS. REPORTING IN NORTH LAS VEGAS, JOHN DOMOL 13 ACTION NEWS. AND…. GOVERNOR STEVE SISOLAK THANKING…… LOCAL FIRST RESPONDERS ACROSS THE STATE! HE WROTE QUOTE… “THANK YOU TO LOCAL LEADERS… FIREFIGHTERS… AND… FIRST RESPONDERS ACROSS NEVADA…. WHO ARE ANSWERING THE CALL…. FROM NEVADA EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT.” HE WENT ON TO SAY…… “NEVADANS HELPING NEVADANS….. DEFINES OUR BATTLE BORN SPIRIT. ON BEHALF
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Fire crews from Southern Nevada head north to help fight Caldor Fire

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