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A 13-MEMBER TEAM OF FIRST RESPONDERS IS IN NORTH CAROLINA HELPING WITH HURRICANE RECOVERY EFFORTS. 
 
THE ILLINOIS TASK FORCE ONE SWIFTWATER TEAM WAS DEPLOYED AS PART OF A MUTUAL AID SYSTEM BETWEEN STATES AND IS LEAD BY CHUCK GROS (gross). HE SAYS IT’S THEIR FIRST TIME BEING SENT TO A HURRICANE SITUATION AND THAT THEY HAVE ALREADY MADE 14 RESCUES.
 

 

 
THAT INCLUDES EVERYTHING FROM DEALING WITH RISING FLOODWATERS TO HOOKING UP GENERATORS SO GAS STATIONS CAN PUMP FUEL.

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