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Task Force 1 heads to Louisiana ahead of Hurricane Sally

Task Force 1 heads to Louisiana ahead of Hurricane Sally

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First responders with Texas A&M Task Force 1 have been deployed to Louisiana as the state prepares for now Hurricane Sally.

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott ordered the deployment Monday at the request of the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

The 80-member team will be taking six boats and four dogs.

The task force, which is based in College Station, is one of 28 federal teams under FEMA's National Urban Search and Rescue System.

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