FWC Officers Rescue More Than 200 Texans

On August 29, 2017, in News Releases, by Staff

FWC Officers Rescue More Than 200 Texans
Continue to Support Search and Rescue and Disaster Response Efforts


TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) officers are continuing to actively assist with disaster response efforts in the Houston area. FWC officers have rescued more than 200 Texans since arriving in the area after being deployed by Governor Scott in response to Texas’ request for emergency assistance. Nearly 125 FWC officers, more than 40 boats, 17 high water vehicles, two Mobile Command Centers, and eight shallow draft vessels are currently in Texas to support ongoing search and rescue and disaster response efforts.




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