FL-TF4 is sponsored by the State of Florida. This is a special
team that is made up from Technical Rescue Teams from several Fire
Urban search-and-rescue is considered a "multi-hazard" discipline,
as it may be needed for a variety of emergencies or disasters,
including earthquakes, hurricanes, storms and tornadoes, floods,
sink holes, trench cave in, confined space rescue, industrial
accidents, transportation accidents, terrorist activities, and
hazardous materials releases. The events may be slow in developing,
as in the case of hurricanes, or sudden, as in the case of tornadoes
or aircraft disasters.
For more information, please
visit the Florida
Urban Search and Rescue - Task Force 4 website.