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Team From Tampa Bay Assisting In Surfside Rescue Efforts

Tampa-area rescue workers assisting in Surfside condo collapse efforts
Courtesy: Florida Task Force 3
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A team of rescue personnel are assisting in efforts at the site of the Surfside condo collapse.

Florida Task Force 3 consists of rescue personnel who are assisting in efforts at the site of the Surfside condo collapse.

Tampa-area rescue workers assisting in Surfside condo collapse efforts
Courtesy: Florida Task Force 3
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Firefighters from across the greater Tampa Bay region have been deployed to Surfside to assist in rescue efforts at the site of last week's condo building collapse.

Early Saturday morning, a special operations team from Hillsborough, Tampa and St. Petersburg Fire Rescue were sent to the site of the collapse.

They are part of Task Force 3, a team of 72 workers who are specially trained in such rescue missions.

The team also includes physicians and engineers, along with K-9 units.

Those assisting in the rescue efforts left in a convoy of 24 vehicles with equipment that will also be used to house the personnel.

The deployment is expected to last seven days.

Tampa-area rescue workers assisting in Surfside condo collapse efforts
Courtesy: Florida Task Force 3
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A team of rescue personnel are assisting in efforts at the site of the Surfside condo collapse.