Pasadena first responders head to hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 12:27AM
Pasadena first responders are heading to Puerto Rico to help hurricane victims, and they're getting a hand from singer Marc Anthony.


PASADENA, Calif. - Pasadena first responders are heading to Puerto Rico to help hurricane victims, and they're getting a hand from singer Marc Anthony.

The three Pasadena firefighters were set to take off from Los Angeles International Airport Friday morning.

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They're on a six-day mission as part of a group called ROWW, which stands for Reach Out Worldwide.

Their first goal is to make sure people have clean water to drink and plenty of food.

"From what I understand, they're running low on a lot of that stuff right now so we're just trying to help the best that we can and provide as much services as we can with what we got," said Justin Hester, one of the firefighters in the group.

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The first leg of their flight takes them to Miami. From there, they'll board a private jet owned by Anthony to Puerto Rico.

The group says this is their calling, and they volunteered because they feel they have to do whatever they can to help.
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