Two convoys of equipment and personnel from A Clean Environment were en route Friday and Saturday to the East Coast to participate in Hurricane Irene relief efforts.

A spokesperson for the ACE facility in Wilson said Friday equipment and personnel from the firm’s Wilson and Tulsa locations were being dispatched to Winston-Salem, N.C.


Two convoys of equipment and personnel from A Clean Environment were en route Friday and Saturday to the East Coast to participate in Hurricane Irene relief efforts.
A spokesperson for the ACE facility in Wilson said Friday equipment and personnel from the firm’s Wilson and Tulsa locations were being dispatched to Winston-Salem, N.C.

 

“Winston-Salem is the Stage 1 area, from there they (equipment/personnel) will be sent by Dupont to wherever they are needed,” the spokesperson said.

 

The first convoy left Wilson on Friday, the second Saturday morning. More than 30 truck drivers, 30 employees, security guards, a physician and a paramedic were among the relief workers assigned to the area ravaged by Hurricane Irene.

 

Some of the equipment included:

Mobile kitchens Fork lifts Fuel trucks 4-wheelers Vacuum tanks Mobile light pants Tents Portable water systems, water delivery systems, shower trailers, hand washing system and portable toilets Men’s bunkhouses Fire support equipment Fueling stations Emergency response trailer Decontamination trailer Consumable trailer Generators Propane tanks Security trailers Power washers Storage tanks Boats Medical trailer Travel trailers

 

While it was unknown how long ACE will be involved in the relief efforts, the spokesperson said employees had been told to prepare for “30 days, plus as long as needed.”