Some local first responders returned home from Hurricane Harvey relief efforts in Texas for a few hours before they were deployed again. This time to help with the possible destruction from Hurricane Irma.
The category 5 storm is bearing down on Florida and is the most powerful storm ever recorded in the Atlantic Ocean.
Maryland Task Force 1 and Fairfax County’s Urban Search and Rescue Team has headed south to help with relief efforts Florida may suffer from Hurricane Irma.
The storm is expected to make landfall this weekend.