The Frisco Fire Department, along with other area agencies that are part of the Texas Intrastate Fire Mutual Aid System, has sent resources and personnel to Southern California to battle the Woolsey Fire, a large wildfire burning in Los Angeles and Ventura Counties in California.
FFD sent five firefighters and a brush truck, along with resources from the McKinney, Plano and Prosper fire departments, according to a city press release.
Crews left Monday and will be deployed for 14 days.
The Woolsey Fire has burned more than 80,000 acres and destroyed more than 175 structures since Nov. 8, according to the release. More than 3,000 personnel are currently assigned to the incident, which is reported to be 10 percent contained.