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Posted on: March 14, 2018

[ARCHIVED] MIRAMAR JOINS THE FLORIDA TASK FORCE 2 OF USAR

On Wednesday, February 22, 2018, Miramar City Commission approved 

enlisting the Fire Rescue department in the National Urban Search and Rescue (“USAR”)
Response System as a participating agency. The USAR team responds to a variety of disasters, 

such as earthquakes, hurricanes, floods, and hazardous materials where victims may be
trapped, lost, in danger or injured.


City of Miami Fire-Rescue, is the sponsoring agency in charge of recruiting, training, equipment, 

procurement and organizing members of the USAR Florida Task Force 2. As a result, this new City 

commitment will be officiated by a Memorandum of Agreement with the City of Miami Fire Rescue; 

to solidify the City's role in this right.


When taking part in this important role, all costs incurred by Miramar Fire-Rescue related to training, activation and deployment 

will be reimbursed by the City of Miami Fire-Rescue.


It’s Right Here in Miramar™

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