Washington Task Force 1 (WA-TF1) is deploying to Hawaii in support of Hurricane Olivia. Saturday morning, 35 members of WA-TF1 will depart from Seattle Tacoma International Airport.
WA-TF1 is a specially trained and equipped Urban Search and Rescue Task Force consisting of 26 participating agencies from three primary jurisdictions: Seattle Fire, King County, and Pierce County. Learn more about Task Force by visiting the WA-TF1 website.
Pierce County Emergency Management (PCEM) staff will facilitate the check-in and deployment processes at the Pierce County Emergency Management/Urban Search & Rescue warehouse in Tacoma. WA-TF1 Team members will arriving Saturday morning at 7 and depart late morning.
Sarah Foster, Public Information Officer