I've got a total of 5 teams from California going. TF1, TF4, TF5, are
confirmed. 3 are staging in San Antonio, 2 are going to Houston.
John Fisher wrote:
> A Type 1 TF is roughly 56 people and a whole slew of gear, mostly
> oriented to heavy collapse rescue.
> The Type 3 TF is half that and the heavy breaking stuff is left home.
> It's more oriented to light construction rescue. The Type 3 TF still
> carries all the generators and tents and such, just half as much.
> And you can add CA-TF8 (San Diego) in Type 3 configuration to the
> list. I'm not sure where they're headed, but I'd guess on the west
> with the other CA TF's.
> --- On *Sun, 8/31/08, cafirefighter@...
> /<cafirefighter@...>/* wrote:
> From: cafirefighter@... <cafirefighter@...>
> Subject: Re: [SoCalFire] Re: LAFD sending USAR "CA-TF 1" team to
> To: "SoCal Fire" <SoCalFire@yahoogroups.com>
> Date: Sunday, August 31, 2008, 12:46 PM
> What is the difference between the types
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