W.Va. Division of Forestry firefighters assist with fighting fires in Montana
Photo courtesy of the W.Va. Division of Forestry
West Virginia Division of Forestry firefighters arrive to assist with a fire at Miner Paradise Complex south of Livingston, Mont.
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- The West Virginia Division of Forestry dispatched a firefighting crew to Montana on Monday to assist with wildfires at the Miner Paradise Complex south of Livingston. Ten crew members are DOF foresters, five are civilians from West Virginia, and five are personnel from Pennsylvania.
In addition to the 20-person crew in Montana, Fire Specialist Rodger Ozburn is working the Big Beaver Creek fire. All are expected to serve 14-day tours of duty.
Walt Jackson, Assistant State Forester
304-558-2788 ext. 51779