Task Force One

The events of 9/11 have forever changed how emergency management responds to catastrophic events.

Whether it's a terrorist attack, natural disaster, or any other hazardous situation preparation has become the number one priority.

Here in the Valley it's no different. Edinburg Fire Chief Shawn Snider joined us Wednesday to explain how an Texas Task Force One"Type 3 will immediately respond to man-made and natural disasters throughout the state.

The group is looking for volunteers from different law enforcement and first responders with specific specialties like bomb squad, k-9, and water rescue.

If you TMre interested, call the Edinburg Volunteer Fire Department, 212 W. McIntyre St. Edinburg, TX. 78541 Phone: 956- 292-2000