NEWS RELEASE: October 30, 2012, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Subject: The Orange Fire Authority has deployed three overhead personnel from USAR California Task Force -5, Orange County Ca.
Contact:Captain Marc Stone @ (714) 573-6201 firstname.lastname@example.org
The Orange County Fire Authority has deployed three overhead personnel from FEMA/USAR California Task Force -5, Orange County, CA, in support of Hurricane Sandy.
One Battalion Chief has been deployed to Washington DC working as a Branch Director on the White Incident Support Team (IST).One Fire Captain has been deployed as a Logistics Specialist currently working in New Jersey. One Firefighter/Paramedic has been deployed as a Logistics Specialist currently working in Virginia California Task Force-5 (Orange County) has not been deployed or otherwise put on alert.
We will be monitoring the situation, but we do not anticipate deployment of the team or any other personnel at this time. All other questions for specific information should be referred to FEMA and the Joint Information Center for the incident. http://www.fema.gov/blog-newsroom-videos-photos For other important safety information, please call (714) 573-6200 or visit www.ocfa.org
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The Orange County Fire Authority is a joint powers authority that serves more than 1.8 million residents in 23 cities and the unincorporated areas of the county.
Orange County Fire Authority Captain Marc Stone /PIO1 Fire Authority Rd.Irvine, CA 92602. (714) 573-6201, (714) 319-4657 mobile.