News from The Roanoke Times -Firefighters return from aiding La. town

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News from The Roanoke Times -Firefighters return from aiding La. town:
Firefighters return from aiding La. town

By Christina Rogers
The Roanoke Times

Wearing navy cargo pants, black rubber boots and ear-to-ear grins shaded with beards or stubble, six Roanoke firefighters returned to the Roanoke Valley on Sunday afternoon after a 20-day stint in the hurricane-ravaged town of Johnson’s
Bayou, La.

About 4:30 p.m., the team’s two trucks rolled into the parking lot of the Roanoke Valley Regional Fire-EMS Training Center in Salem after a 16-hour drive home. They were greeted by relatives, friends and colleagues, and the team hurried into the embraces of loved ones.(MORE)

Welcome back Guys. We appreciate the work that you all did as much as the people you did it for. Thank you for giving your time and being away from your loved ones. You cannot put a price on the work you did for that community.

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