missouri task force 1 http://kbia.org en Missouri Task Force 1 deployed to Colorado http://kbia.org/post/missouri-task-force-1-deployed-colorado <p>Missouri Task Force 1 crews, a Columbia-based division of FEMA, have begun a search and rescue mission in Loveland, Colo., to assist with rescue efforts as a result of recent flooding. NPR reports 15 counties across Colorado's Front Range have been hit by historic flooding that has killed at least seven people, and forced nearly 12,000 residents to evacuate homes.</p><p>Missouri Task Force 1 arrived Sunday evening at Larimer County Fairgrounds in Loveland. The fairgrounds are the base of search and rescue operations there. &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Tue, 17 Sep 2013 13:47:19 +0000 Tyler Castner 40630 at http://kbia.org Missouri Task Force 1 deployed to Colorado Missouri volunteers lend a helping hand http://kbia.org/post/missouri-volunteers-lend-helping-hand <p>As Hurricane Sandy’s death toll rises, the storm leaves thousands of people homeless and millions without power. Tue, 30 Oct 2012 19:44:04 +0000 Jasmine Bailey 23674 at http://kbia.org Missouri volunteers lend a helping hand Mo. Task Force 1 rolls east in wake of Hurricane Sandy http://kbia.org/post/mo-task-force-1-rolls-east-wake-hurricane-sandy <p>Missouri Task Force 1 departed for the East Coast overnight in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.</p><p>The Missouri team includes 80 personnel and more than 100,000 pounds of equipment.</p><p>Task Force 1 teams in other states deployed yesterday afternoon, including teams from Ohio, Indiana and Tennessee.</p><p>The Federal Emergency Management Agency has also put several other task forces on alert, including teams in Arizona, California, and Florida.</p><p>Missouri’s Task Force 1 plans to arrive in Herndon, VA by 5 p.m.</p> Tue, 30 Oct 2012 13:51:02 +0000 Lukas Udstuen 23639 at http://kbia.org Mo. Task Force 1 rolls east in wake of Hurricane Sandy