Saturday, September 24, 2005

"'It Was Like the End of the World,' One Texan Says"

From the Washington Post: "Seventeen hours later, they had traveled just 60 miles and were stuck in traffic. They had driven most of that time -- in daytime temperatures of about 100 degrees -- without air conditioning to save fuel. All public services along the evacuation route -- for gasoline, food, water, bathrooms -- were closed.

Ruben, 50, a juvenile-detention officer in Galveston County, said he saw three ambulances carry away elderly people who had collapsed in the heat of their unmoving cars." Read more.

2 Comments:

At 12:45 AM, Blogger jon said...

While searching for new trane air conditioner info for my house I stumbled onto your blog. I totally agree!

Paul

 
At 8:20 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Be prepared for the next hurricane katrina video or find another one that's similar. As the Boy Scouts say: "Be Prepared"!

 

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