Tuesday, May 21 2013 12:46 AM EDT2013-05-21 04:46:07 GMT
(WMC-TV) - Tennessee Task Force One, based out of Memphis, is activated to respond to Oklahoma. Sponsored by the Memphis and Shelby County emergency management agency, TNTF-1 is scheduled for deploymentMore >>
Tennessee Task Force One, based out of Memphis, was activated to respond to Oklahoma Monday night.More >>
COLLEGE STATION, TX (KLTV) -
The Federal Emergency Management Agency has requested the deployment of Texas Task Force 1 (TX-TF1), a specialized search and rescue team, to help in the aftermath of the Moore, Okla. tornado.
The 80-member team, based in College Station, Texas, will leave early Tuesday morning along with an incident support team.
The TX-TF1 'White' Team is a Type 1 Urban Search and Rescue Team (US&R) with technical, canine and heavy equipment crews.
TX-TF1 has been used since 1998, responding to search and rescue operations in the 9/11 World Trade Center attacks and Hurricane Katrina.