CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – A group of 20 Massachusetts firefighters are headed to Oregon and California to help battle wildfires that have destroyed hundreds of thousands of acres of land.
The state’s department of conservation and recreation said 6 of the firefighters are from Franklin County. Another is from Hampshire County.
They’ll be there to help stop the fire from spreading and protect homes and buildings in its path.
They could be there for the next 14 days.