March firefighters battle massive Station Fire

strike team 6051A deploys: The firehouse on March ARB received a request for assistance Saturday, August 29, to help with the U.S. Forest Service’s massive ‘Station Fire’ blaze north of Los Angeles. The call activated strike team 6051A, a team of local fire engines: one from Indio, one from Murrieta, two from Riverside, and March ARB’s Engine 10. The four firefighters from March deployed to an area of the fire just north of Glendale with the mission of structural protection. The firefighters will remain on the fire until dismissed by commanders on the scene. The strike team is part of a mutual aid agreement between area cities, counties, and CalFire where they may call one another when they need help. The deployed firefighters are: Frank Hanson, Jeff Cochran, Jon Sandvig, and Dan Caballero. (U.S. Air Force photo)

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