Fire chief's Facebook post helps rescue stranded Houston couple

Carolyn Gish responded to Chief Glen Kneeland’s post about helping Hurricane Harvey victims and let him know of two stranded people


By FireRescue1 Staff

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A fire chief’s Facebook post helped save two Hurricane Harvey victims.

WJHL reported that when two Shelby County Fire Department employees were deployed to Houston, Deputy Fire Chief Glen Kneeland posted a Facebook status to let other firefighters know.

eputy Fire Chief Glen Kneeland posted a Facebook status to let other firefighters know they were responding to Harvey flood victims.
eputy Fire Chief Glen Kneeland posted a Facebook status to let other firefighters know they were responding to Harvey flood victims. (Photo/AP)

Carolyn Gish responded to the post and asked the department if they could do anything about two people who were stranded in their home.

“I knew that people were reaching out any way to get family and friends help and this just so happened to be her way to help,” Chief Kneeland said.

 

The message below is from Tennessee Task Force 1 this morning. The Shelby County Fire Department has a Chief and...

Posted by Shelby County Fire Department on Sunday, August 27, 2017

 

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