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Minnesotans set to help with Hurricane Sandy

  • Blog Post by: Pam Louwagie
  • October 29, 2012 - 4:00 PM

 

Minnesotans are lending a helping hand to emergency efforts on the East Coast as Hurricane Sandy makes landfall there.

A total of 33 people from the Minnesota DNR and U.S. Forest Service in Minnesota were mobilized over the weekend, including a 20-person "saw crew" to clear debris in Massachusetts and an 11-person "incident management team" to help with logistics in New York state -- some in Albany and some in Long Island -- according to the Minnesota Incident Command System. Another two Minnesotans, one of whom is retired, will be working with FEMA in Massachusetts.

 

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