TN Task Force sends K9 unit to battle wildfire

TN Task Force sends K9 unit to battle wildfire
(TN Task Force 1)

SALEM, Ore. — TN Task Force 1 sends K9 unit to battle wildfire.

The team will be battling the wildfire in Salem, Oregon.

(TN Task Force 1)
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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.

(TN Task Force 1)

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.