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Special Operations Division

The mission of the Special Operations Division is to plan, equip, and train the special operations forces to respond to emergencies that fall outside the normal fire and rescue calls.

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Minnesota Task Force 1 (MN-TF1)

Minnesota Task Force 1 is a highly specialized urban search and rescue (USAR) team. MN-TF1 is a State of Minnesota resource developed to assist with emergencies requiring special skills. The team works for and supports local response agencies. 

MN-TF1 specialists come from several public safety organizations 


Last updated Apr 5, 2019



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