Maryland Task Force One Departs for Florida in Response to Hurricane Ian 

Via MCFRS Chief Spokesperson Pete Piringer.

Local rescue personnel headed to Florida over the weekend in response to Hurricane Ian, according to Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service (MCFRS) Chief Spokesperson Pete Piringer. 

Maryland Task Force One (MD-TF1) left around midnight late Friday night. The team was activated by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Piringer said. They left with tractor trailers, box trucks, vans and boats.

According to MCFRS, MD-TF1 is Montgomery County’s Urban Search and Rescue Team.

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