Mo disaster volunteers head out to meet 'Irma'

Mo disaster volunteers head out to meet 'Irma'

Overall, the task force performed 173 rescues and 40 animal rescues in addition to searching 52 square miles.

Still, the logistics of two major missions in a row were "a heavy lift". After a short break home with family and making needed equipment repairs, they are back on the road.

"I believe everybody got a chance to go home and rehab those who are going out the door back to back", says Memphis Fire Dept. Battalion Chief Colin Burress. "There was water in the wheel bearing, so they had to replace that", Despain said. "It's projected to make landfall at least at a Category 4, maybe a 5, and we'll just wait and see if our team is called to assist".

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The largest barrier island involved in the evacuation is Hilton Head, which has a permanent population of more than 40,000. "We are making our best judgment", based on the information available and input from professionals, McMaster said .

"We basically stopped what we were doing", Warnock said.

He said the members of the task force will join another task force from Virginia and will be specifically tasked with searching for live people who may have been trapped or caught in wreckage in the aftermath of the storm.

"It was everybody, all hands on deck, pitching in".

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FEMA can request a few different levels of service from the team-for Irma, it's a "Type One", which means 80 people deploy.

At one point, they worked to salvage a fire engine that had been stuck underneath a collapsed building. A team of 16 just returned from Texas Thursday afternoon. It also covers expenses and wages for task force members working in the disaster areas. "We believe that we bring a team that is highly trained and it's an incredible resource that we have in the valley that goes out and truly represents Nevada in helping to save lives throughout the country", said Jeff Lytle, Task Force Leader, Nevada Task Force 1. It's not known how long the deployment for Hurricane Irma will last. Eight Task Force teams from other states have already been deployed.

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