Hurricane Irma: 800 tractor trailers part of massive FEMA staging point in Alabama

Hurricane Irma: 800 tractor trailers part of massive FEMA staging point in Alabama
AL.com ^ | Sept 8, 2017 | AL.com

Posted on 9/12/2017, 12:19:20 PM by HarleyLady27

As many as 800 tractor trailers loaded with relief supplies are at Maxwell Air Force Base in Montgomery waiting to be deployed to Florida and Georgia as the areas brace for Hurricane Irma.

Col. Eric K. Shafa, Commander of the 42nd Air Base Wing at Maxwell, said the installation is serving as staging area for the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Tractor trailers began rolling into Maxwell yesterday and will be deployed, if needed, after the storm. The trucks contain supplies such as water, food, generators and cots.

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