GREENSBORO, N.C. -- The Greensboro Fire Department will assist with Hurricane Arthur.
The North Carolina Department of Public Safety assigned the department an Urban Search and Rescue Mission Thursday.
Thirty-five specially trained Greensboro firefighters deployed to Plymouth, North Carolina to help with potential rescue efforts. The team is there because of the projected flooding.
The team is expected to provide emergency assistance along the Outer Banks in Dare and Hyde Counties for 24 hours. However, it could last up to 72 hours.
Any costs will be reimbursed by the State Emergency Response Plan.