This afternoon the City of Lufkin Fire Department deployed a 2 person crew consisting of Lt Sowell and Capt Kenner with a Type VI Engine to be a part of Texas Intrastate Fire Mutual Aid System (TIFMAS) Strike Team ST-23-151. The crew will check-in in Bastrop and assist the Texas Forest Service and communities throughout the State of Texas with wildland fires and structure protection.  Please keep the fire personnel and communities affected by these wildfires in your thoughts and prayers.