Local Fire Crews Assisting Elsewhere, But Enough Resources Remain

July 04, 2012

    As massive

wildfires rage across other parts of the country, Washington State is still looking fairly safe from fire season.

So, local crews are being sent to assist with efforts elsewhere. But with the 4th of July holiday and dry, hot

weather on the way, will there be enough firefighters left behind should a blaze break out?

/>    Isaac Kaplan-Woolner made a call to find out.
    Fire crews who head out

on assignment to assist in other areas of the country are generally on duty for a 14 day rotation.