Metro West firefighters deploy to Hurricane Sandy
Four members of the Metro West Fire Protection District deployed Monday night to meet up with other members of Missouri Task Force 1. They deployed at 1 a.m. on Tuesday morning as a Type 1 team, which includes 80 personnel and over 100,000 pounds of equipment. The task force is also authorized to add an additional water rescue component to the cache of equipment. The task force was enroute to Herndon, Va., to stage and await their mission assignment and will be deployed for up to 14 days.