LARIMER COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) — More firefighters from across Colorado are heading to Larimer County to help battle the Cameron Peak Fire.
“Pueblo City Fire, Pueblo West, West Park and Boone Fire Departments have assembled a Task Force of five personnel and multiple apparatus now to deploy to Cameron Peak Fire near Ft Collins,” the Pueblo Fire Department wrote on Facebook on Wednesday.READ MORE: Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack Commends Aurora Public Schools On Free Meal Program
South Metro Fire Rescue also sent a team of four and a structural engine. Their assignment could last 72 hours.
Denver fire also sent a strike team to assist.READ MORE: Denver Weather: Chilly And Wet For One More Day In Colorado
“Our 5 Type-1 Engines & one Chief will include 21 of your DFD Firefighters. Please keep everyone helping out in your thoughts,” Denver Fire officials tweeted Wednesday.
There are over a thousand personnel working to contain the Cameron Peak Fire, which grew to over 164,000 acres Wednesday night.MORE NEWS: Colorado Department Of Labor Writing Off $61 Million In Overpayments Made During Pandemic