Region 8 Response Team Members Return after being Deployed to South Carolina to aid in Hurricane Florence Search and Rescue Efforts

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 3:15am

Monroe Mayor Jamie Mayo, the Monroe City Council, and Fire Chief Terry Williams announce the return of Regional Response Team 8 (USAR) members.

“At approximately 3:15 this afternoon, our firefighters returned home safely. I want to thank everyone who has prayed for them during their deployment to the South Carolina coastal area. I should mention that this multi-agency response team is always ready to respond to a disaster no matter the location,” Chief Terry Williams.

The sixteen-member team that was assembled for this deployment consisted of eight (8) Monroe firefighters, seven (7) Ouachita Parish firefighters, and one (1) West Monroe firefighter.

All inquiries shall be forwarded to Monroe Fire Department’s Public Information Officer Chief Antonio Smith: 318-329-2573 (Office), 318-307-4603 (Mobile), or via email at

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