More Canberra USAR bods off to Christchurch

johnboy 4 March 2011

The ACT Emergency Services Agency (ESA) will tomorrow send another deployment of Urban Search and Rescue personnel to Christchurch, New Zealand to assist in recovery operations following last weeks earthquake.

The five member taskforce made up of three firefighters from the ACT Fire Brigade and two intensive care paramedics from the ACT Ambulance Service will fly out of Sydney and be part of a large Australian contingent deployed for a period of 10 days on the ground.

3:15pm Friday 4 March 2011

[Courtesy ESA]

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