Maryland Wildland Fire Crew Dispatched to Colorado
The fully trained, certified and equipped crew was mobilized at the Madonna Ranger Station in Harford County July 8. They will join other crews from the mid-Atlantic region in Colorado over the next few weeks.
MDS #1 is composed of representation from various Maryland Department of Natural Resources units and area fire departments:
- Maryland Forest Service: 13
Human Resources: 1
- Fire Service: 2
The Maryland Forest Service has participated in mobilizing wildland firefighters throughout the United States since 1974 as part of a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service.