Eastern Oklahoma Red Cross Sends Five to East Coast for Hurrican - KTUL.com - Tulsa, Oklahoma - News, Weather & Sports

Eastern Oklahoma Red Cross Sends Five to East Coast for Hurricane Relief

Posted: Updated:

Five Eastern Oklahoma volunteers are in Baltimore this morning to assist with Red Cross relief efforts as Hurricane Sandy arrives on the East Coast.

The Eastern Oklahoma Red Cross flew the volunteers out of Tulsa early Sunday morning before the storm could delay their departure or cause hazardous conditions.


While the volunteers have yet to learn their final destination and assignments, they were all sent to Baltimore where the storm is expect to sit over the state, causing severe flooding. There they will assist in shelter work.


According to the Red Cross, more than 100 emergency response vehicles are on alert to respond, including vehicles from as far away as Wisconsin. Shelter locations are being set up from North Carolina to New York.


For more information on the Eastern Oklahoma Red Cross, contact them at 918-831-1159.

  • NewsMore>>

  • Body Found at Walnut Creek State Park

    Body Found at Walnut Creek State Park

    Authorities are investigating after a body was found at Walnut Creek State Park.More >>
    Authorities are investigating after a body was found at Walnut Creek State Park.More >>
  • Elderly Woman Killed In Tahlequah, Person Of Interest Found Dead

    Elderly Woman Killed In Tahlequah, Person Of Interest Found Dead

    Police officers in Tahlequah say they are investigating a shooting that left a 71-year-old dead.Officers say they were doing a welfare check in the 1200 block of W. Keetoowah July 24th when they found Beverly Marshall dead.She was found with several gunshots to her head and torso.Cherokee County Sheriff Deputies say they named a person of interest, but they were found dead July 25th.Detectives are still working to solve this case. They are treating Marshall's death as a homicide.More >>
    Police officers in Tahlequah say they are investigating a shooting that left a 71-year-old dead.Officers say they were doing a welfare check in the 1200 block of W. Keetoowah July 24th when they found Beverly Marshall dead.She was found with several gunshots to her head and torso.Cherokee County Sheriff Deputies say they named a person of interest, but they were found dead July 25th.Detectives are still working to solve this case. They are treating Marshall's death as a homicide.More >>
  • Police Search for Owasso Armed Robber

    Police Search for Owasso Armed Robber

    Police are searching for a man who robbed an Owasso Walgreen’s.More >>
    Police are searching for a man who robbed an Owasso Walgreen’s.More >>
Powered by WorldNow

P.O. Box 8 Tulsa, OK 74101-0008

Powered by WorldNow

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and KTUL. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.