Iowa Fire Crews Helping With Western Wildfires
Des Moines, IA - A crew of Iowa firefighters is headed to California to help fight wildfires there.
The eight firefighters and two wildfire engines will be there for 18 days.
In other areas of the west, 15 Iowa firefighters are working with a crew battling wildfires in Idaho and Montana.
Another Iowa firefighter spent some time in Alaska serving as a medic during wildfires there.
The U.S. Forest Service has a list of about 60 firefighters to choose from to help fight wildfires across the country.