Bay Area fires: Tour CAL FIRE's massive base camp in Santa Cruz County

ABC7 News got a behind-the-scenes look at the CAL FIRE base camp in Scotts Valley, a massive 24/7 operation for crews battling the CZU Lightning Complex Fire.
SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif. (KGO) -- Residents of Scotts Valley know Sky Park as a place with playgrounds, a soccer field, a library, a seniors center. It used to be an old airport. But, since the CZU Lightning Complex Fire started, it's been home to a massive CAL FIRE base camp.

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The site -- a 24/7 operation of trailers, fire trucks, dining halls and medical facilities -- is meant to support a tireless crew fighting the largest wildfire in Santa Cruz County's history.

Watch the video in the player above as CAL FIRE public information officer Daniel Potter gave ABC7 News a tour.

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