FRISCO, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – The Frisco Fire Department announced Saturday that it sent a crew to the Panhandle to assist a state-wide effort to battle large wildfires.
As part of the Texas Intrastate Fire Mutual Aid System (TIFMAS), Frisco sent one strike team leader vehicle and four firefighters on a Type III engine to Amarillo.READ MORE: Plano Police Arrest Adrien Javon Grant, 29, Accused Of Shooting Jesaias Hiram Nieves
They join crews from Dallas, Little Elm, Lewisville, and Flower Mound as a strike team to help fight the blaze.READ MORE: Royse City High School Student Arrested For Allegedly Taking A Gun To School
Crews left Frisco on Friday, December 10 at 7 p.m. and will check in with the Texas A&M Forest Service to receive their assignment throughout their deployment.MORE NEWS: Federal Judge Throws Out Lease Sale For Gulf Of Mexico Offshore Oil Drilling
The Department says crews may be deployed for up to seven days.