There has not been much change since yesterday in the number of wildland firefighters that are assisting with the recovery from Hurricane Sandy in the eastern United States. There are still 11 Incident Management Teams, 40 hand crews, and about 1,100 personnel that have been mobilized through the National Interagency Coordination Center in Boise.
Some of the tasks they are working on include:
- Operating a receiving and distribution center.
- Using chain saws to clear debris off roads.
- Supporting chain saw crews that are clearing roads.
- Supporting a FEMA Community Relations Base Camp
- Managing points of distribution.
- Developing plan for debris removal.
- Operating a mobilization center.