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Maryland Task Force 1 heads to Hawaii to provide wildfire relief

August 17, 2023

Today Maryland Task Force 1 (MDTF-1) heads to Hawaii to provide aid after the wildfires ravaged the Hawaiian island of Maui. According to Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service (MCFRS) spokesperson Pete Piringer the 80-member team plans to assist with search and rescue operations. The mission has been classified as a Type I Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Urban Search and Rescue, Piringer posted on X, the platform previously referred to as Twitter.


Article Source: WBAL News-Radio

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