PA-Task Force 1 being deployed to Lancaster to help with Ida efforts


This satellite image provided by NOAA shows a view of Hurricane Ida, Saturday, Aug. 28, 2021. (NOAA via AP)

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. (WHTM) — Philadelphia Fire tweeted Wednesday PA-Task Force 1 will be rerouted to Lancaster to help with rescue efforts due to the impact of Tropical Depression Ida.

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Philadelphia Fire says the team is coming back from their initial deployment to help with Hurricane Ida rescues in the south. Now, over 30 members of the team will go to Lancaster as the heavy rains continue and flooding risks increase.

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