Lubbock dispatchers to help hurricane recovery efforts - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

Lubbock dispatchers to help hurricane recovery efforts

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A sheriff's deputy helps pack the vehicle that will take 3 dispatchers to Louisiana A sheriff's deputy helps pack the vehicle that will take 3 dispatchers to Louisiana
LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) -

Three Lubbock County Sheriff's Department dispatchers left Lubbock Thursday night, headed to St. John's Parish, Louisiana to assist with hurricane recovery. 

As a category 1 hurricane, Isaac hit Louisiana on Tuesday.  It has since been downgraded to a tropical storm.  More than 600,000 people have lost power.  Thousands have been evacuated.  As of Thursday at least one death had been blamed on the storm.

The dispatchers headed from Lubbock to St. John's Parish are Danita Chapa, Toye Harmon, and Janie Arguello.  Each is certified as TERT or Telecommunicators Emergency Response Taskforce. 

It is not known how long the dispatchers will be assisting in Louisiana.

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