NewsLocal News


TFD Search and Rescue Team to return to Tallahassee Monday after Surfside deployment

TFD's Urban Search and Rescue Team
Posted at 5:04 PM, Jul 04, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-04 18:42:54-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) — The Tallahassee Fire Department's Search and Rescue Team, also known as Florida Task Force 7, will be returning from their week-long deployment to the Surfside condo collapse site on Monday.

Tallahassee Fire officials said that they expect the team will be back in Tallahassee between noon and 1 p.m. at Fire Station #4 on West Pensacola Street.

The Team was activated on June 27 around noon to deploy to assist with rescue and recovery efforts in Surfside, with the team deploying to the area around 3 p.m. later that same day.

They arrived in Surfside on June 28 at 2 a.m. that morning.

Twenty-seven Tallahassee firefighters and one structural engineer did their part to help to locate people still missing after the Champlain South Tower Collapse.

The specially trained crew worked from noon till midnight during their seven-day deployment.