The Rutherford County Fire and Rescue swift water rescue teams continue to help South Carolina residents as flood waters rise.
The swift water rescue teams from Murfreesboro are moving where needed to different South Carolina communities. NewsRadio WGNS spoke with some of our local swift water rescue team members. The water levels are rising, and flooding is expected to worsen.
Several members of Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue along with Rutherford County Fire and Rescue deployed Wednesday to assist in hurricane recovery efforts in South Carolina.
Around 10:00 o'clock Wednesday (9/12/2018) morning, Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department, along with Rutherford County Fire and Rescue Department, and members of the Wilson County EMS will deploy from Murfreesboro to assist with Hurricane Florence efforts in South Carolina.
On Monday afternoon at approximately 12:15 pm on I-24 in Coffee County, Tennessee Highway Patrolman Donnie Clark received a "Be on the Lookout" for a stolen vehicle traveling westbound on the interstate.
A doctors office in Greenville, South Carolina got a strange phone call from a guest who was possibly staying at a motel on Thompson Lane in Murfreesboro.
Due to the historic flooding in South Carolina, Rutherford County Fire-Rescue was requested by the State of Tennessee to send personnel with specialized training for swiftwater rescues.
Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department's Chief Mark Foulks announced to MFRD staff Thursday afternoon that the crew of five MFRD Special Ops personnel expected to return Friday will now be deployed shortly to the South Carolina coast.
The Rutherford County Emergency Medical Service Special Operations Response Team was called out to assist with the rescue efforts in the South Carolina floods.
The Tennessee Emergency Management Agency (TEMA), Tennessee's Fire Marshal's Office, several local rescue groups and another 11 other state and local agencies are providing swift water rescue personnel and equipment to South Carolina.
Members of Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department's Special Operations Team arrived in Knoxville, Tennessee at the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency's East Office around 12:00 noon Sunday to await instructions for deployment to South Carolina.
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