Task Force 1 Returns to Fairfax from Connecticut Hurricane Clean-Up

logoVirginia Task Force 1 Urban Search and Rescue team returns to Fairfax this afternoon from Waterbury, Conn., where they have been deployed in the days after Hurricane Irene.

The team was first deployed by FEMA to North Carolina, then New Jersey and finally Connecticut.

Task Force 1 routinely travels to disasters worldwide, helping to rescue earthquake and flood victims.

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