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City of Friendswood
News Release
Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Marines land in Friendswood

The Marines landed in Friendswood at 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 29, 2017. 

They assisted emergency personnel in clearing subdivisions, and effecting medivacs for life-saving treatment. The Marines are expected to be in Friendswood through 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, August 30, 2017. 

Their next task is to head north when they leave Friendswood to assist other jurisdictions.

Hurricane Harvey brought nearly 50-inches of rain to Friendswood. Emergency personnel and volunteers extracted residents from homes in life-threatening rising flood waters since late Saturday night.
Emergency operations schedules continue and a curfew is still in effect for Friendswood.

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