Tag Archives: Hurricane Harvey

Arlington Fire Department Sends Additional Crews for Hurricane Harvey Relief

On Wednesday, the City of Arlington deployed additional first responders to assist southeast Texas communities affected by Hurricane Harvey. At the State Operations Center’s request, the City of Arlington joined other regional fire departments in sending fire engines and crews to provide help to hard-hit areas in the Beaumont-Port Arthur area, which…

Community Shows Big Heart with Outpouring of Support for Hurricane Victims

Arlington nonprofits, businesses and individuals are displaying overwhelming generosity and support for fellow Texans affected by Hurricane Harvey and the devastating floods that hit the coast. Monday morning the Junior League of Arlington put a call on their Facebook page for items needed at the Dallas Convention Center mega-shelter. By that…

Arlington Prepares to Shelter Hurricane Harvey Evacuees if State Requests

The City of Arlington, in conjunction with local faith-based organizations and the American Red Cross, is prepared to open an emergency shelter to serve evacuees affected by Hurricane Harvey and the historic flooding left in its aftermath. On Tuesday, Arlington Mayor Jeff Williams also signed a declaration of local disaster.“The City…

Hurricane Harvey: Where You Can Donate to Help Disaster Relief and Recovery

With unprecedented rains and historic flooding, Hurricane Harvey has caused widespead damage in several Texas communities. Here are some ways you can provide support to help families and communities rebuild in the aftermath of this devastating storm:Donations:▪ American Red Cross: To donate, visit redcross. org, call 800-REDCROSS or text “HARVEY” to 90999…

City of Arlington Assisting Gulf Coast Communities Devastated by Hurricane Harvey

From deploying highly trained first responders to providing parking space for buses bringing evacuees to the safety of North Texas shelters, the City of Arlington stands ready to help Houston and Gulf Coast communities devastated by Hurricane Harvey. Since Friday, the Office of Emergency Management has been in close communication with…