Task Force Info
       Task Force Info

San Diego Fire-Rescue
Special Operations US&R
1010 Second Ave, Suite 400
San Diego, CA 92101
catf8@sandiego.gov
619-533-4300

Past Deployments

California Task Force 8 assets have been deployed to numerous national, state and local incidents. Here are a few highlights.

September 2008 – Hurricane Gustav / Ike / Hanna
August 2007 – Hurricane Ernesto
September 2005 – Hurricane Rita (Type III)
September 2005 – Hurricane Katrina. CA-TF8 Deployed a FEMA Type 1 US&R Team & a CalOES Swift Water Rescue Team.

2003 Space Shuttle Columbia Incident – Task Force assets were sent to support the Space Shuttle Columbia recovery.

September 2001 World Trade Center Terrorist Attack – CA-TF8 deployed a Type I US&R Team to support the search & recovery effort.

September 2001 Pentagon Terrorist Attack – CA-TF8 deployed assets to to the 2001 Pentagon Terrorist Attack.

Summer Olympics, GA
Northridge Earthquake, CA
Northern California Flooding, CA

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