Tuscaloosa deploys swift water rescue team for Hurricane Sally relief

Tuscaloosa deploys swift water rescue team for Hurricane Sally relief
A 16 member crew from the Tuscaloosa Swift Water Rescue Team deployed Tuesday night. (Source: Tuscaloosa Fire Rescue)

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WBRC) - People along the Alabama Gulf Coast will soon have help from West Alabama.

Tuscaloosa Fire and Rescue sent a 16 member Swift Water Rescue team to Atmore to stage.

The 16 member crew left Tuesday night.
The 16 member crew left Tuesday night. (Source: Tuscaloosa Fire Rescue)

They deployed with several trailers and boats to help with search and rescue operations, evacuations and damage assessments following Hurricane Sally.

The firefighters and paramedics are specially trained to respond to severe flooding.

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