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Instructor training aims to reduce hazmat shipping incidents

Hazardous Materials Instructor Training is available at no cost in 12 states to help reduce transportation incidents involving hazardous materials. The training is offered by TEEX thanks to a grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation.

Texas Task Force 1 demobilizes from Harvey, members return home

TX-TF1 completed demobilization today after 14 days of search and rescue, evacuation and other life-safety operations across the state during one of the largest natural disaster events in history. Harvey made landfall on the Texas Coast as a category 4 hurricane and then became a major tropical storm, dropping a record-breaking 51.88 inches of rain on the state

TX-TF1 continues to assist coastal communities experiencing major flooding

TX-TF1 and TX-TF2 urban search and rescue (US&R) teams continue to support local jurisdictions in Brazoria County, where the Brazos River is in a "flood of record" status. In Harris County, the teams are assisting the local fire department with evacuations of a community near Buffalo Bayou.

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