Los Angeles, CA – The Party Staff Inc., a leader in hospitality staffing services, partnered with a specialty emergency catering service to provide staff members at the Ferguson Fire. The fire spanned more than 96,000 acres, causing the closure of Yosemite National Park and numerous highway shutdowns. Party Staff had 15 employees on-site serving food to the nearly 2,000 firefighters and personnel working to suppress the fire.
“These wildfires were devastating the area, taking the lives and livelihoods of thousands of citizens,” said Phoenix Office Director Tom Lata. “We feel honored to support the incredible men and women that put themselves on the front lines to contain the Ferguson Fire.”
The emergency catering services consisted of three self-contained mobile kitchens that were kept in a controlled environment approximately 3 to 4 miles from the fire. All of the units were prepared to be mobilized within hours if the fire was to change course. Party Staff employees were onsite for the duration of their work, camping in nearby tents.
“Everyone involved made extraordinary sacrifices for the safety and security of others,” said Party Staff Regional Sales Manager Bill Horttor. “Our staff did excellent work assisting the emergency team and ensuring the wellbeing of the firefighters. We could not be more proud of their dedication.”
Now that the Ferguson Fire is officially contained, the emergency catering crew, including the Party Staff employees, is en route to the Horns Mountain Fire in Northport, Washington, which has burned more than 4,000 acres to date.
About The Party Staff Inc.
Founded in 1989, The Party Staff Inc. has provided hundreds of thousands of hospitality professionals for a plethora of social functions and special events. From corporate, catered events to residential home parties, the Party Staff team has a strong commitment to excellence that is unmatched in the hospitality staffing industry. For additional information, visit https://partystaff.com/.