6/26/2007 12:00 AM
Texas Task Force 1, or TX-TF1, has deployed two water rescue teams to Cooke County, which sustained devastating flooding in Gainesville only a week ago.
These 15 members of TX-TF1 will remain on standby as part of the proactive approach initiated by the Governor’s Division of Emergency Management.
About Texas Task Force 1
Texas Task Force 1 is sponsored by the Texas Engineering Extension Service, or TEEX, and is comprised of more than 300 personnel from across the state of Texas.
About Texas Engineering Extension Service
TEEX , a member of The Texas A&M University System, offers hands-on, customized training, exercises, technical assistance and technology transfer services impacting Texas and beyond. TEEX programs include fire services, homeland security, law enforcement, public works, safety and health, search and rescue, and technology transfer.