11 Oct '17, 5pm

At least 250 members of @theCaGuard assisting battle against massive wildfires in the state:

At least 250 members of @theCaGuard assisting battle against massive wildfires in the state:

ARLINGTON, Va. - Following an emergency declaration by California Gov. Jerry Brown, the state National Guard mobilized resources Monday to assist civil authorities in the battle against massive wildfires that have already killed 15 people. Figures on Tuesday indicated that nearly 250 members of the California National Guard were on duty. Some personnel flew aircraft, drove fuel trucks or assisted local enforcement personnel. On Monday, when fires broke out and rapidly spread due to dry conditions, the California National Guard dispatched three medevac helicopters and 100 military police officers, National Guard Bureau officials said. The fires, many in California's iconic Napa Valley wine country, have destroyed more than 2,000 homes and businesses and there were reports that schools were reduced to ashes. Several residents and visitors were forced to evacuate, some in the...

Full article: http://www.nationalguard.mil/News/Article/1337826/califor...

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