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Ohio Task Force 1 prepares for potential deployment for recovery efforts at Florida condo tower collapse

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Published: Jun. 25, 2021 at 9:31 AM EDT
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CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - Ohio Task Force 1 has been placed on “alert” by the Federal Emergency Management Agency for possible deployment to Florida.

The status means the group should start the final steps in preparing to respond to assist at the condominium building collapse in Surfside, Fla.

As of early Friday morning, four people were confirmed dead and 159 remain unaccounted for.

Nearly 100 are unaccounted for in a condo collapse in Miami.
Nearly 100 are unaccounted for in a condo collapse in Miami.

The Dayton-based emergency response team would aid with search operations, medical duties, and recovery efforts.

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