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Wildfire Gallery: Rush Fire Camp at the Fairgrounds

SusanvilleStuff Assistant Editor Melissa Blosser visited the fire camp at the Lassen County Fairgrounds Sunday afternoon, and met some of the men and women who have traveled to Susanville to fight the 250,000 acre Rush Fire, burning just north of the Honey Lake Valley. 

The fire camp moved to the fairgrounds from Litchfield this week, and it is also in transition as NorCal Team 2 will be transferring the command of the Rush Fire to the Northern Rockies National Management Team at 6:00a.m. Monday morning.

Crews awaiting their turn on the fire line came from as far away as Maine and Hawaii. 

 

Getting fresh supplies at the Rush Fire camp

 

Operations officials discuss Monday morning's transition to the Northern Rockies National Management Team

 

Catching a bite to eat in the mess hall

 

Inside Jensen Hall operations and command infrastructure maintains the business of a wildfire

 

This gentleman traveled all the way from Maine to help with logistics

 

Getting provisions ready to distribute among the firefighters

 

This crew traveled the furthest to reach the Rush Fire, all the way from Hawaii!

 

Click here to view the complete gallery!

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Click here for more pictures in our SusanvilleSnapshots.com gallery!

 

Jeremy Couso
Jeremy Couso
SusanvilleStuff.com Publisher/Editor
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