DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) - 2 NEWS has made contact with Ohio Task Force One.
The 80 member group left from Kettering on Monday for the east coast.
They are now stationed at Fort Dix in New Jersey.
They are joined there by 380 task force members from Ohio and Indiana.
Officials said their immediate mission is for several task force members to be lowered into flooded communities by helicopter to help people get out of their flooded homes.
2 NEWS will stay in contact with the task force and update you online and on 2 NEWS on Channel 2.
The National Weather Service issued a Winter Weather Advisory until Saturday at 7 p.m.
After months of construction, the GE EPISCenter will finally open at the new River Park Drive location off Patterson Boulevard.
Sidney fire officials said there may not have been working smoke detectors when an apartment building burned late Thursday night.
Community members are donating money and supplies to the survivors of a fatal fire in Kettering.
Kettering police named their newest officer Thursday in a special ceremony.