Weather Alert

Guymon Swift Water Rescue to Louisiana

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The Guymon Fire Department is sending its swift water rescue team to Louisiana to help with specialized rescues resulting from Hurricane Ida.

A crew of five rescue water technicians left on Sunday, August 29th, for Baton Rouge.

The State Emergency Management contacted the rescue team at 9:30 a.m. that morning and the team was packed and ready go by 2:30 p.m.

The crew is expected to be deployed for 14 days.


Story By: Chuck Williams

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