LOGAN COUNTY - The volunteer Fire Department in Crook, Colorado is helping fight the Sun Valley Wildfire in Idaho.
During the winter, the Fire Department decided to purchase new equipment and turn one of its old trucks in to a wildfire fighting machine.
"They got the funding, and the grants and everything, and the equipment and they built it over the winter. They've been out on five wildfires so far," said Becky Hernandez, secretary of the fire department.
The Forest Service approved its vehicle and put it on the national registry, meaning it can be deployed anywhere in the country if need be.
Hernandez says there aren't many small communities in Colorado with wildfire trucks.
Currently, three of the department's members are in Idaho battling the Sun Valley fire. They're expected home by September 6th.
Hernandez says they could be deployed to the Yosemite Fire in California next.
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