Missouri Task Force 1 Returning Home
COLUMBIA - Missouri Task Force 1 has been released from the east coast. As of 8:30 Tuesday morning the team is on the way home and will arrive at the Boone County Fire Protection District Headquarters Wednesday afternoon.
About 80 skilled workers from across the state spent a week on the east coast to help clean up the destruction left behind by Hurricane Sandy. Crews were able to contact 4195 homes and 3540 people while covering 34 miles of streets affected by the storm.
This is the first Missouri Task Force 1 has been activitaed by FEMA since 2008.