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Hillsborough, Tampa, St. Pete Send Firefighters to Panhandle

Task Force 3 | Hurricane Michael | Rescue

The three agencies, which make up Florida Task Force 3, are headed to Apalachicola in response to Hurricane Michael.

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY – Hillsborough County Fire Rescue, Tampa Fire Rescue, and St. Petersburg Fire Rescue are sending a joint task force to the Apalachicola and St. Mark’s River area in the wake of Hurricane Michael.

The group, Florida Task Force 3, which leaves the Tampa Bay area tonight (Oct. 10), includes 72 personnel with search and rescue equipment and will remain in the Florida panhandle for seven to 14 days. Members will help with search and rescue operations including swift water capabilities.

Hillsborough County Fire Rescue
22 personnel
3 search trucks
2 urban search and rescue units
Medical truck and trailer
4 Jon Boats and 1 inflatable boat with outboard motors for water rescue
Communications truck
Brush truck
Emergency Vehicle Technician (EVT) with a service vehicle

Tampa Fire Rescue:
30 personnel
K-9 Unit
Search truck
Brush truck

St. Petersburg Fire Rescue:
20 personnel
2 search trucks

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Photos courtesy of Hillsborough County Fire Rescue.

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Hillsborough, Tampa, St. Pete Send Firefighters to Panhandle
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Hillsborough, Tampa, St. Pete Send Firefighters to Panhandle
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The three agencies, which make up Florida Task Force 3, are headed to Apalachicola in response to Hurricane Michael.
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