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74 members of the LA County Heavy Rescue Task Force have been deployed to help New Zealand after it’s deadliest earthquake in 80 years.

Los Angeles County Task Force Mobilizes to Aid New Zealand Quake Victims

74 members of the LA County Heavy Rescue Task Force have been deployed to help New Zealand after it’s deadliest earthquake in 80 years.

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