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RI URBAN SEARCH & RESCUE TEAM TO DEPLOY TO MISSISSIPPI TODAY

09-15-2005

Team to Leave from Scituate at Approximately 5:00 p.m. Today

4:30 to 5:00 p.m. Today
Thursday, September 15, 2005
Adjacent to State Police Headquarters in Scituate

Governor Donald L. Carcieri will travel to the State Police Headquarters in Scituate this afternoon to see off the state’s Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) team, which is deploying this afternoon to Hancock County, Mississippi. The team is expected to begin their journey to Mississippi between 4:30 p.m. and 5:00 p.m.

The USAR team was formed two years ago and consists of 40 personnel.

Related links

Department or agency: Emergency Management Agency

Online: http://www.riema.ri.gov/

Release date: 09-15-2005

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