By Anica Padilla

(CBS4) – A team of firefighters from South Metro Fire Rescue is heading to the west coast for two weeks to help fight wildfires burning in California.

(credit: South Metro Fire Rescue)

“This South Metro Wildland Team is heading to Northern California today on a 14 day assignment,” the department tweeted Monday.

Brush Engine 41’s crew deployed from Parker Monday afternoon and will receive a fire assignment from there.

(credit: South Metro Fire Rescue)

Anica Padilla