(St. Paul, MN) — Governor Tim Walz says 22 Minnesota firefighters are heading for Louisiana to help with the cleanup in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida. The firefighters will provide fire protection while they’re in Louisiana in order to give local firefighters time to rest and to take care of their own damaged homes. Walz says he authorized sending the team for the 18-day mission through the Emergency Management Assistance Compact.
Minnesota Firefighters Head for Louisiana to Help with Cleanup After Hurricane Ida
By Ashley Hanley|2021-09-09T05:52:16-05:00September 9th, 2021|
About the Author: Ashley Hanley
Ashley (Goettl) Hanley is a North Mankato native and Mankato West graduate who made the switch from TV journalism to radio. After five years at KEYC News 12, Ashley is thrilled to be working for KTOE News. Ashley and her husband John, and son John, enjoy spending time in the community. You can also find Ashley coaching and playing softball and supporting her brother on the MSU football team and her sister with Scarlet athletics. Even though she went to the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, Ashley kept her Minnesota roots and is a big Twins and Vikings fan!