Ash-Rand Rescue - USAR/NCTF-7

The state of North Carolina funded the development of 11 urban search and rescue teams as a result of the 911 disaster. Ash-Rand Rescue applied and received the designation of NC USAR Task Force 7. Equipment and training has been funded for the 11 USAR teams through federal and state grants. Task Force 7 provides a first strike response to six Piedmont NC counties. Task Force members are a combination of Ash-Rand Rescue personnel and emergency departments from within a six county area. Volunteers are always welcome to apply. The 11 Task Force teams maintain a swifwater rescue component that responds along with or in additon to Task Force deployments.



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