DAYTON, OH (WOIO) -
A Water Rescue Team left for the capital around 9 a.m. on Sept. 12.
The 16-member team allows Urban Search & Rescue resources to establish or enhance operations in a water environment.
The make-up of the crew is as follows:
1 Water Rescue Manager
2 Water Rescue Squad Officers
4 Boat Operators
5 Water Rescue Specialists
1 Logistics Specialist
1 Medical Specialist
2 Support Specialists
According to a spokesperson, firefighters from Bedford and Euclid are on the team.
Here is a video of the team prepping for departure early this morning.
This is the second water team to be activated for departure.
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