Rescue list includes people and a pig in Colorado
Wed, 18 Sep 2013 00:36:48 GMT —
Dozens of people, a pot bellied pig, and a turtle are among the evacuees from flooded areas in Colorado.
Missouri Task Force One and other search and rescue teams took dozens of people and pets to safety from Monday through 3:00pm Central time Tuesday.
The crews used 17 helicopters including Chinook and Black Hawk helicopters and two smaller types to assist in the mission based at the Christman Field in Larimer County.
The Task Force gave this list of those rescued on their Facebook page where the mission is being updated daily. The 80 member team could be in the regional for two weeks.
Monday, September 16, 2013:
Persons - 330
Dogs - 54
Cats - 38
Birds - 1
Turtles - 1
Chickens - 14
Pot Belly Pigs - 1
Tuesday, September 17, 2013 (as of 1600 hours MDT):
Persons - 54
Dogs - 23
Cats - 9
Bird - 1
Fish - one cooler full of fish