MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Md. (DC News Now) — Maryland Task Force 1 deployed to Maui to assist in search and rescue efforts in the wake of deadly wildfires that swept the island.
The team left Rockville around 10 a.m.
The team consists of 80 members from Montgomery County as well as partner Maryland and D.C. agencies.
Howard County Fire and Rescue, Prince George’s County Fire and Rescue, and DC Fire and EMS contributed members to the team.