Congratulations to the firefighters involved in this rescue.
Since it started on July 8, the Whittier Fire has burned over 13,000 acres northwest of Goleta, California.
UPDATED January 30, 2018:
A U.S. Forest Service employee is being honored by attending the President’s State of the Union Address scheduled for 9 p.m. ET Tuesday.
Dave Dahlberg, a Fire Prevention Technician on the Los Padres National Forest working out of Pine Canyon Fire Station, helped rescue 62 children and staff members at the Circle V Ranch Camp during the Whittier Fire July 8, 2017.
This is a big deal. Congratulations to FPT Dahlberg!
Mr. Dahlberg will be one of 12 special guests of President Trump and will be seated with First Lady Melania Trump.