Valley Crews Return after Recovery, Cleanup Efforts in East

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MCALLEN – McAllen and Hidalgo County crews who were deployed to Harvey-hit areas are back home safe.

A ceremony was held Monday afternoon at the McAllen Public Works Department.

A total of 99 employees with the McAllen fire, parks, police, public works, and public utility departments traveled to Aransas Pass to help in recovery and cleanup efforts. Crews from Hidalgo County Precinct 4 and the Health and Human Services also assisted. 

The group helped assess water and waste water systems, cleared brush and debris and flushed out fire hydrants.

All members of the response team volunteered their time.

Crews also helped out in Fulton and Ingleside. 


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