Miami first responders deploy to Bahamas for Dorian relief effort
Fire department and medical personnel will work with the U.S. Coast Guard to help with the relief effort in the Bahamas
By News Staff
MIAMI — Miami Mayor Francis Suarez announced they are sending local first responders to the Bahamas for Hurricane Dorian relief efforts.
According to 4 CBS Miami, City of Miami firefighters and medical personnel will work with the U.S. Coast Guard to help with the relief effort in the Bahamas.
Today, @SenRickScott joined us at Fire Station 8. We’re unifying the local and federal governments to bring aid to the Bahamas. We’re also partnering with @CruiseNorwegian to deliver goods and, tomorrow, we’re deploying @CityofMiamiFire members with @uscoastguard. #BAHAMASTRONG pic.twitter.com/nTnTb8d38M— Mayor Francis Suarez (@MiamiMayor) September 4, 2019
Suarez said they are working with federal and local governments to send aid to the hardest-hit areas. Goods were transported via the Norwegian Cruise Line and FEMA representatives will distribute supplies to affected areas.