New Mexico firefighters helping fight California fire

Bernalillo county fire and rescue

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – Firefighters from Bernalillo County and the Albuquerque Fire Department are heading to California to help fight massive wildfires.

Bernalillo County Fire Department says one wild land truck left early Tuesday morning. No word is given on how long they’ll be there.

Fire crews have made some progress against a stubborn fire burning in northern California that has consumed more than 101 square miles.

Some 10,000 firefighters from across the country are working 24-hour shifts to fight the blaze. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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