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Texas Search Team To Help After Okla. Twister

Updated: Saturday, August 3 2013, 04:06 PM CDT

Members of an elite search and rescue team from Texas are in Oklahoma to help with recovery following a deadly tornado.
 
Texas Task Force 1 left from College Station late last night.

includes about 70 first responders who specialize in victim extraction and medical treatment. The team also includes search and rescue dogs, hazardous material specialists and structural engineers.
 
Members of Texas Task Force 1 last month deployed to the town of West after a fertilizer plant explosion that's claimed 15 lives.

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Texas Search Team To Help After Okla. Twister


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