SALEM, Ore. — TN Task Force 1 sends K9 unit to battle wildfire.
The team will be battling the wildfire in Salem, Oregon.
Four canine handlers and their canines arrived in Salem Tuesday.
They will continue to work in the field with other responders.
It is unknown how long the team will be there.
Wednesday, President Donald Trump issued an emergency declaration for Oregon due to the deadly wildfires that have burned across the state.
Federal officials have also declared a public health emergency.
TN Task Force 1 members were also sent to Lousiana Sunday to assist in Hurricane Sally efforts.
Wednesday, the team moved to Meridian, Mississippi to stage until they receive new orders.
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