|Photo taken from Division Yankee on May 29th, 2012|
Wednesday, June 6, 2012
Unit Returns Home from Whitewater-Baldy Complex
On June 3, 2012, E523 returned home from their 6 day tour to the Whitewater-Baldy Complex in western New Mexico. Engineer Ken Milner, Engineer Ron Hood and Firefighter James Bevins responded with a Type III engine on Monday May 28, 2012. E523 provided structure triaging/protection and assisted with burnout operations while on the incident. At the time of departure, the incident was over 200,00 acres (New Mexico's largest fire) and 15% contained with 2,200 personnel on the fire.