Late Tuesday night, Murfreesboro Fire Rescue personnel along with Rutherford County Special Operations Response Team (SORT) arrived back in Murfreesboro after being deployed to Houston, Texas to assist with the flooding as a result of Hurricane Harvey. The team of fourteen left Texas early on Tuesday morning and after a check-in and debriefing at TEMA in Nashville, arrived in Murfreesboro at around 11:30pm. The personnel are safe and are resting today.
All of the Tennessee teams (10) demobilized Tuesday morning and are now back in the State. The TN teams who travelled to assist consisted of eight Rescue Teams, one Incident Management/Support Team, and one Communications Team.
MFRD provided search and evacuations in different areas, but mostly within Houston along assigned grids.