Wednesday, September 5, 2007

Fire crews come from everywhere

Castle Rock Fire draws nationwide cast of firefighters


Thank-you notes are a common sight in the Wood River Valley as the Castle Rock Fire reaches 100 percent containment Tuesday morning. Fire crews came to fight the fire from around the nation, and even from Mexico and Puerto Rico. Photo by Willy Cook

Fire crews came from as far away as Puerto Rico and North Carolina to fight the Castle Rock Fire, which threatened Ketchum and surrounding areas for two-and-a-half weeks until it was declared contained at 6 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 4.

Wildland fire crews, engine and water tender crews that fought the 48,520-acre fire came from the cities listed below. The list was prepared Aug. 31.

Fire Crews

1 Flagstaff, Ariz.

2 Globe, Ariz.

3 Overgaard, Ariz.

4 Prescott, Ariz.

5 San Carlos, Ariz.

6 White River, Ariz.

7 Young, Ariz.

8 Bakersfield, Calif.

9 Big Bear, Calif.

10 Camptonville, Calif.

11 Corona, Calif.

12 Gasquet, Calif.

13 Kings Canyon NP, Calif.

14 Mad River, Calif.

15 Oak Grove, Calif.

16 Santa Barbara, Calif.

17 Susanville, Calif.

18 Estes Park, Colo.

19 Towaoc, Colo.

20 Atlanta, Ga.

21 Boise, Idaho

22 Idaho City, Idaho

23 Twin Falls, Idaho

24 Hutchinson, Kansas

25 Owyhee, Nev.

26 Albuquerque, New Mexico

27 Silver City, New Mexico

28 Pinedale, New York

29 Franklin, No. Carolina

30 Aurora, Ore.

31 Eugene, Ore.

32 Glide, Ore.

33 Jefferson, Ore.

34 Lakeview, Ore.

35 Merill, Ore.

36 Mt. Angel, Ore.

37 Nyssa, Ore.

38 Redmond, Ore.

39 Salem, Ore.

40 Salmon, Ore.

41 Vale, Ore.

42 San Juan, Puerto Rico

43 Bristol, Tenn.

44 Cedar City, Utah

45 Draper, Utah

46 Salt Lake City, Utah

47 St. George, Utah

48 Augusta Springs, Va.

49 Cleelum, Wash.

50 Mattawa, Wash.

51 Moses Lake, Wash.

52 Vancouver, Wash.

Engines

1 Corona, Ariz.

2 Lakeside, Ariz.

3 Roosevelt, Ariz.

4 Sunsites, Ariz.

5 Tuscon, Ariz.

6 Auburn, Calif.

7 Bridgeport, Calif.

8 Fresno, Calif.

9 Kernville, Calif.

10 Los Banos, Calif.

11 Pointe Reyes, Calif.

12 Red Bluff, Calif.

13 Susanville, Calif.

14 Thousand Oaks, Calif.

15 Boulder, Colo.

16 Canyon City, Colo.

17 Colorado City, Colo.

18 Denver, Colo.

19 Fort Collins, Colo.

20 Blackfoot, Idaho

21 Bliss, Idaho

22 Boise, Idaho

23 Burley, Idaho

24 Carey, Idaho

25 Chubbuck, Idaho

26 Emmett, Idaho

27 Fairfield, Idaho

28 Filer, Idaho

29 Gooding, Idaho

30 Griffin Butte, Idaho

31 Hailey, Idaho

32 Heyburn, Idaho

33 Idaho Falls, Idaho

34 Jerome, Idaho

35 Ketchum, Idaho

36 Kimberly, Idaho

37 Kuna, Idaho

38 Middleton, Idaho

39 Minidoka, Idaho

40 Northside, Idaho

41 Paul, Idaho

42 Pocatello, Idaho

43 Preston, Idaho

44 Richfield, Idaho

45 Rock Creek, Idaho

46 Rupert, Idaho

47 Shelley, Idaho

48 Shoshone, Idaho

49 South Custer, Idaho

50 Stanley, Idaho

51 Star, Idaho

52 Sun Valley, Idaho

53 Weiser, Idaho

54 Wendell, Idaho

55 Tower, Minn.

56 Battle Mountain, Nev.

57 Carson City, Nev.

58 Ely, Nev.

59 Reno, Nev.

60 So. Lake Tahoe, Nev.

61 Topaz, Nev.

62 Winnemucca, Nev.

63 Carlsbad, New Mexico

64 Santa Fe, New Mexico

65 Bend, Ore.

66 Burns, Ore.

67 Chiloquin, Ore.

68 Glide, Ore.

69 John Day, Ore.

70 Joseph, Ore.

71 La Grande, Ore.

72 Lakeside, Ore.

73 McKinzie Bridge, Ore.

74 Oak Ridge, Ore.

75 Parkdale, Ore.

76 Salem, Ore.

77 Summerville, Ore.

78 Sutherlin, Ore.

79 Keystone, So. Dakota

80 McIntosh, So. Dakota

81 Rapid City, So. Dakota

82 Fritch, Texas

83 Moab, Utah

84 Ogden, Utah

85 Roy, Utah

86 Naches, Wash.

87 North Bend, Wash.

88 Quilcene, Wash.

Water Tenders

1 Portola, Calif.

2 Bliss, Idaho

3 Caldwell, Idaho

4 Emmett, Idaho

5 Hagerman, Idaho

6 Hailey, Idaho

7 Idaho City, Idaho

8 Jerome Idaho

9 Ketchum, Idaho

10 Meridian, Idaho

11 Mud Lake, Idaho

12 Paul, Idaho

13 Salmon, Idaho

14 Sun Valley, Idaho

15 Twin Falls, Idaho

16 Elko, Nev.

17 Adrian, Ore.

18 Moab, Utah

19 Vernal, Utah




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