Friday, September 30, 2005

Rockport TX family lends motor home to fire fighters

ROCKPORT TX - Despite the severe weather that spread across the northern portions of the Coastal Bend Thursday night, firefighters from Port Arthur, Texas, one of the areas hard hit by Hurricane Rita, made it to Rockport to pick up a new home.

The Dominguez family had contacted the governor's office earlier this week to offer to lend a motor home to whoever needs it. Two firefighters arrived in the Dominguez driveway to pick up what is now their new fire station.

It will be a command center as well as a place to sleep for the crew there that's spent several nights outdoor at a Coast Guard station. Port Arthur Fire Chief Shane Droddy said the community here has no idea how much this helps the storm torn area that's still a long way from getting back to normal. Full Story...

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