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Texas Task Force 1 redeploys ahead of severe weather

7/2/2007 12:00 AM

With barely two days rest, College Station-based Texas Task Force 1 on Sunday deployed its assets back to rain-soaked areas in north-central Texas that may face additional flooding.

Two TX-TF1 swiftwater rescue squads (a total of 11 task force members) are headed to Eastland County, while another two squads (a total of 15 members) are destined for Parker County.

Task force leaders are prepared for the deployment to continue through the end of the week, as the National Weather Service believes additional heavy rains will fall on these already-flooded areas beginning Monday.

About Texas Task Force 1
Texas Task Force 1 is sponsored by the Texas Engineering Extension Service, or TEEX, and is comprised of more than 300 personnel from across the state of Texas.

About the Texas Engineering Extension Service
TEEX , a member of The Texas A&M University System, offers hands-on, customized training, exercises, technical assistance and technology transfer services impacting Texas and beyond. TEEX programs include fire services, homeland security, law enforcement, public works, safety and health, search and rescue, and technology transfer.

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