November 6, 2012
MCFRS News Release
Maryland Task Force 1 Returns Home from Mission
Updated arrival time: 1:00 p.m.
Location: Public Safety Training Academy
9710 Great Seneca Highway, Rockville
Montgomery County, MD - - - Maryland Task Force 1 (MD-TF1) is headed home after nine days in storm-ravaged New York following last week’s Superstorm. MD-TF1was activatd by the Federal Emergency Mangement Agency (FEMA) as an Urban Search and Rescue Team (US&R) on October 28, 2012. The 80-person task force team consists of firefighters, paramedics, search and rescue specialists, physicians, structural engineers, hazardous materials specialists, logistics and planning personnel as well as a canine team and their handler.
Additional updates to follow.