California Task Force 6 (CA-TF6) is one of twenty-eight National, and one of eight California US&R Task Forces, which respond as a, either FEMA, or California Mutual Aid resource, during emergencies requiring highly skilled search and rescue personnel. Although the US&R Task Forces are FEMA resources, the Task Forces work for, and in support of, local response agencies.
The City of Riverside Fire Department is the sponsoring agency for CA-TF6. Participating members include: Corona, Hemet, Murrieta, Pechanga, and CAL Fire / Riverside County Fire Department. Specialties that include; Search Specialists, Heavy Rescue Specialists, Haz-Mat Specialists, Medical Team, Heavy Riggers, Structural Engineers, and Logisticians. The team also includes non-fire civilians with professional specialty expertise necessary to complete our missions. Civilian member skills include: structural engineers, medical doctors, search dogs and handlers
CA-TF6 has been deployed to numerous federal emergencies over the years. Some of the previous deployments include earthquakes, the bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City, the Northridge earthquake, the 9-11 terrorist attack on the World Trade Center in New York City, and Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans.
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