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Kentucky Interagency Fire Crews Head to Texas to Help Harvey Victims

Kentucky Division of Forestry, via Facebook

Two 20-person Kentucky interagency fire crews are heading to hurricane stricken areas of Texas to help in recovery efforts. 

According to a release on Tuesday personnel include members of the Kentucky Division of Forestry, Division of Mine Permits and the U.S. Forest Service.

KDF employees will use chainsaws to clear debris and assist at emergency supply distribution centers.

The agencies have worked together in supporting fire suppression efforts in the Western part of the country.

Matt Markgraf joined the WKMS team as a student in January 2007. He's served in a variety of roles over the years: as News Director March 2016-September 2019 and previously as the New Media & Promotions Coordinator beginning in 2011. Prior to that, he was a graduate and undergraduate assistant. He is currently the host of the international music show Imported on Sunday nights at 10 p.m.
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