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Nebraska Task Force 1 activated for deployment to Louisiana

Posted at 5:54 PM, Aug 27, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-27 18:54:54-04

LINCOLN, Neb. (KMTV) — Lincoln Fire and Rescue announced in a Friday news release that Nebraska Task Force 1 (NE-TF1), the urban search and rescue team based with Lincoln Fire and Rescue (LFR), has been activated for deployment to Alexandria, Louisiana in anticipation of Hurricane Ida.

The team includes 40 firefighters from LFR, the Omaha Fire Department, and civilian members who include dog handlers and structural engineers.

More information on NE-TF1 and Lincoln Fire and Rescue is available at at

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