DENVER (CBS4) – Firefighters from multiple agencies in Colorado are headed to California to help fight the wildfires raging northwest of Los Angeles.

Colorado is sending 17 fire engines (Type 3 and 6) to support California wildfire operations, according to the Colorado Division of Fire Prevention and Control.

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Four West Metro firefighters and an engine headed out Wednesday morning.

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The Grand Junction Fire Department is also sending a crew.

The Global Supertanker based in El Paso County is also joining the fight.

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According to the e CDFPC, crews from agencies are leaving for California on Dec. 6 for a 14-day deployment are from across the state, including: