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Interview: Task Force 4 lieutenant describes Surfside rescue efforts

Task force members from throughout Florida and other search and rescue teams are taking part in the effort in Surfside. Photo: Miami-Dade Fire Rescue via Twitter

The Florida Urban Search and Rescue Task Force out of Orange, Lake and Seminole counties has been working hard at the site of a collapsed condo building in Surfside — just north of Miami Beach —  since midnight Friday night.

Seminole County Lt. Tripp Hansen spoke with WMFE Thursday about their part in the huge rescue effort.


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Joe Byrnes

About Joe Byrnes


Joe Byrnes reports on aging-related issues for WMFE/WMFV. Please contact him at jbyrnes@wmfe.org. He came to WMFE from the Ocala Star-Banner and The Gainesville Sun, where he worked as a reporter and editor for several years. Joe graduated from Loyola University in New Orleans and turned to journalism after ... Read Full Bio »