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Franklin Fire Deploys With TN Task Force 2 Ahead of Hurricane Irma
Updates from FFD’s team will be posted on the City of Franklin’s Facebook page
Five members of the Franklin Fire Department are being deployed to Florida today as part of Tennessee Task Force 2, to assist with emergency response to Hurricane Irma. They will stage in Tallahassee, Florida, until they receive their specific assignment.
View footage from our Facebook Live interview with Deputy Chief Glenn Johnson by following this link: https://youtu.be/-f6WCdDQAPc
Johnson (far right), who returned home Thursday after deployment to southeast Texas for the Hurricane Harvey response, is being deployed with the team to serve as a task force leader.
The Franklin contingent’s primary Hurricane Irma responsibilities will be urban search and rescue.
The 40-member task force includes representatives from three Middle Tennessee fire departments (Franklin, Brentwood and Nashville) who are water rescue and technical rescue specialists, structural engineers, physicians and other medical care providers, crane operators, canine members and more.
The team will serve up to a 14-day deployment. They are prepared to spend four days in primitive conditions.
Updates from the Franklin Fire Department team will be posted on the City's Facebook page at www.facebook.com/cityoffranklin.
(Photo L to R: Battalion Chief Scott Ellis from Brentwood Fire & Rescue joins the Franklin Fire Department team: Firefighter-Paramedic Terry Story, Captain Michael Pardue, Lieutenant Jonathan Gill, Firefighter Rob Thomas, and Deputy Chief Glenn Johnson.)