(CBS4) – Colorado’s Task Force 1 is coming home after serving a little more than a week in Louisiana after Hurricane Ida slammed the region. The crew deployed on Aug. 28, ready to help anyone who needed it.

(credit: Colorado Task Force 1)

A team of 45 people and two K-9’s made the 22 hour drive to Louisiana.

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In the last few days, the crew worked in Grand Isle and New Orleans. They helped people and pets escape disastrous conditions. They also delivered fresh water to some horses.

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(credit: Colorado Task Force 1)

“We have the skillset to do it, we have the desire to do it, we have the training, we have the equipment,” Brian Daley, force leader, said.

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Now, the team is expected to arrive in Denver on Tuesday night.

Danielle Chavira