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On the front lines: Texas firefighters share photos, stories from the California wildfires

Needham Fire & Rescue crews working at the Woosley Fire.
Needham Fire & Rescue crews working at the Woosley Fire. (Needham Fire & Rescue/Montgomery County)

HOUSTON – Firefighters from across Texas are working to help fight the deadly fires in California.

Their departments are taking to social media to show their efforts, and their sacrifices with the holiday on the horizon.

'It's happening more and more': Texas firefighters return to California to help battle wildfires

Here are some of the most moving recent posts about the Texas response.  

Galveston: 

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Our firefighters made it to California! Time to get to work!

Posted by Galveston Firefighters on Wednesday, November 14, 2018

 

 

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Galveston firefighters are returning to California! This morning 6 Galveston firefighters deployed as a part of the...

Posted by Galveston Firefighters on Monday, November 12, 2018

 

Baytown: 

 

 

Needham: 

 

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The crew is getting checked in and ready to go to work.

Posted by Needham Fire & Rescue/ Montgomery County ESD#4 on Wednesday, November 14, 2018

 

 

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Guy stands on over pass to show his support for the crews heading to California this morning in the cold rain. We are so...

Posted by Needham Fire & Rescue/ Montgomery County ESD#4 on Monday, November 12, 2018

 

New Waverly:

 

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New Waverly Firefighters were assigned to Branch 6 today at the Woolsey fire in Malibu. Branch 6 includes communities...

Posted by New Waverly Fire Department on Thursday, November 15, 2018

 

Porter: 

Eastex Fire Department: 

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KPRC2 Jacob Rascon is with our guys and other Houston area departments doing live reports.

Posted by Eastex Fire Department on Wednesday, November 14, 2018

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Our guys made it to California and just arrived to the fire. Please continue to keep them in your thoughts.

Posted by Eastex Fire Department on Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Fulshear-Simonton Fire Department: 

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While our continued thoughts and prayers are with those enduring the horrible fires in California, we would like to...

Posted by City of Fulshear on Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Montgomery County Fire Department: 

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Montgomery County Firefighters left Las Cruces, NM this morning at daylight and are expected to arrive in the Los...

Posted by Montgomery County Fire Marshal's Office on Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Dallas Fire-Rescue: 

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Earlier today our Dallas Fire-Rescue Wildland Team arrived at the #WoolseyFire, in Southern California, to help however...

Posted by Dallas Fire-Rescue on Wednesday, November 14, 2018

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Today, as part of a 20 member Strike Team, Dallas Fire-Rescue deployed 16 of its Dallas Fire-Rescue Wildland Team to...

Posted by Dallas Fire-Rescue on Monday, November 12, 2018


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