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.

Brad Haywood, a Fairfax County firefighter, packs up his gear for the rescue mission in Japan as he talks to John MacDonald, left, at the Fairfax Fire and Rescue Training Facility, in Fairfax, Friday, March 11, 2011. (Drew Angerer/The Washington Times)

Brad Haywood, a Fairfax County firefighter, packs up his gear for the rescue mission in Japan as he talks to John MacDonald, left, at the Fairfax Fire and Rescue Training Facility, in Fairfax, Friday, March 11, 2011. (Drew Angerer/The Washington Times)

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