- Associated Press - Thursday, September 7, 2017

PHOENIX (AP) - An 80-member urban search and rescue unit from Arizona is headed to Georgia to respond to the aftermath of Hurricane Irma.

The Phoenix Fire Department says Arizona Task Force One is among teams being positioned by the Federal Emergency Management Agency at Albany, Georgia, for Irma duty.

The Arizona task force spent Wednesday night in Shreveport, Louisiana, after leaving San Antonio, Texas. The task force went to Texas last month to help with the response to Harvey.


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