Lincoln’s Urban Search & Rescue Water Rescue team has been activated and are mobilizing to deploy to an area near Columbus, Nebraska. 

The team consists of 8 with a driver for a total of nine members. 

The team was requested to assist the local jurisdiction gain access to one to two homes that local first responders are unable to reach. 

The team is preparing to leave now with an unknown departure time. 

This is a developing story, we will continue to provide updates as they become available.