Hudson Valley firefighters return home from battling California wildfires

The 20 firefighters have been helping in western states and Canada all summer and now into the fall.

Abigail Carmona

Oct 3, 2023, 9:30 PM

Updated 230 days ago

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Hudson Valley firefighters returned home following a two-week battle with wildfires in California. 
New York's ninth deployment crew was welcomed by Gov. Kathy Hochul following a busy year for wildfires.
The 20 firefighters have been helping in western states and Canada all summer and now into the fall.
They have been working to keep the air quality clear after the summer's health advisories due to smoke from Canada's wildfires. 
The California fire went from 21% to 85% contained, thanks to these fighter fighters. 


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