Fairfax Search and Rescue heads for Japan

The Fairfax County, Va., Urban Search and Rescue unit is sending 74 members to aid Japan in the aftermath of the earthquake and tsunami.

Gear and equipment for the Fairfax County Search and Rescue unit is seen at the Fairfax Fire and Rescue Training Facility, in Fairfax, Friday, March 11, 2011. Seventy-four members are going, along with 62,000 pounds of equipment. (Drew Angerer/The Washington Times)

Gear and equipment for the Fairfax County Search and Rescue unit is seen at the Fairfax Fire and Rescue Training Facility, in Fairfax, Friday, March 11, 2011. Seventy-four members are going, along with 62,000 pounds of equipment. (Drew Angerer/The Washington Times)

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