The Big Spring Fire Department is doing their part to help out with rescues along the coast that are a result of Hurricane Harvey. Craig Ferguson, Fire Chief for the Big Spring Fire Department, told KBest that the department received a call for assistance on Saturday.
He stated that Big Spring FD has a team that is involved with state agencies called the TIFMAS (Texas Interstate Fire Mutual Aid System) Team and they were deployed for 7 days begining on Sunday. Upon their arrival, they began helping immediately.
Chief Ferguson said that he talks to the crew daily and that recently he was told that they are moving from the Houston area to the Beaumont area due to the immediate need for help that is a result of the amount of rain that has fallen.