Colorado Crew Conducting Searches After Hurricane Irma

STOCK ISLAND, Fla. (CBS4) – A team of Colorado search and rescue specialists is currently helping out in Florida in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma.

search rescue 1 Colorado Crew Conducting Searches After Hurricane Irma

(credit: Denver Fire Department)

The Colorado Task Force 1 Urban Search and Rescue team is involved in a large-scale search operation at Stock Island.

search rescue 2 Colorado Crew Conducting Searches After Hurricane Irma

(credit: Denver Fire Department)

Stock Island is located just east of Key West and is one of the worst-hit areas on American soil. Much of the homes and businesses there were destroyed.

search rescue 3 Colorado Crew Conducting Searches After Hurricane Irma

(credit: Denver Fire Department)

Task Force 1 is teamed up with a group of first responders from California. On Tuesday they searched approximately 300 structures.

Last week Task Force 1 was in Beaumont, Texas, helping out there after Hurricane Harvey.

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