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Hurricane Harvey

Post Date:08/28/2017 10:50 AM

The Abilene Fire Department has currently sent seven firefighters to help with the effect of Hurricane Harvey in Houston, Corpus Christi and Pierce Texas. Two of these firefighters are serving on Incident Management teams (IMT), four out of the seven responded in a fire engine from the Abilene Fire Department and the eighth firefighter is leading a task force.

Locally, the 211 Call for Help Center has been activated and volunteers along with city employees have been manning the consistent phone calls for information or helpful resources in the Houston area. Firefighters will continue to volunteer at the call center throughout the next couple days.   

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