Nevada's search-and-rescue team getting ready to head to Colorado
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Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- Nevada Task Force One -- an urban search-and-rescue team comprised of firefighters and others -- is on alert to respond to the floods in Colorado.
FEMA officials in Washington, D.C., put the team on alert late last night. They could be asked to respond within a four- to six-hour window.
Three other urban search-and-rescue teams have already been deployed to Colorado from Utah and Nebraska.
Nevada's teams is preparing equipment and a fleet of vehicles to deliver life-saving technical assistance to local first responders.
The American Red Cross of Southern Nevada is also getting it trained volunteers and vehicles ready in case they are asked to respond.