Tennessee Task Force 1 deploys to Texas for Tropical Storm Beta

Tennessee Task Force 1 deploys to Texas for Tropical Storm Beta
Tennessee Task Force 1 deploys to Texas for Tropical Storm Beta (Source: Memphis Fire Department)

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - Tennessee Task Force 1, made up of 45 responders including firefighters, paramedics, doctors, and engineers deployed Sunday to Texas in wake of Tropical Storm Beta.

They activated as a Type 3 Team with water capabilities.

The team left for College Station, Texas between 8 and 8:30 a.m. from the USAR Warehouse.

Tennessee Task Force 1 will be responsible for search, rescue, and swift water rescue, and the length of the tour is unknown at this time. There may be some interference will cellular service, but they will provide updates when available.

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