Category Archives: Public Safety

Beaumont Water System Fails/Harvey Devastation Is Staggering

The unfolding catastrophe due to Hurricane Harvey is staggering! Sadly, the death toll has risen to 29 lives lost. The number of people in shelters continues to rise, new mandatory evacuations due to Barker Dam Reservoir flooding Cinco Ranch in Fort Bend County, Texas and evacuations in Beaumont/Port Arthur continue. The water system is down in Beaumont, making living conditions extremely difficult. A chemical plant explosion in Crosby, Texas at the Arkema facility has forced additional evacuations. A massive response continues to ramp up. More than 750 police officers from Fort Worth, Shreveport, San Antonio and other cities are arriving...
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Donations Needed

Community Donation/Distribution Center

In Need of:
  • Clothes/ Shoes
  • Baby Items
  • Food
  • Water
  • Bed Linens
  • Air Mattress
  • Pillows
  • Blankets
  • Personal Hygiene Items
  • Paper Goods ( Paper Towels, Toilet Paper Etc.)
  • School Supplies
Donations may be made from August 30th Thru September 9th between the hours of 8:00AM to 8:00 PM at either Store Front location. GULFTON STOREFRONT 6227 SOUTHWEST FWY 832-394-2660 BRAEBURN STOREFRONT 7576 W. BELLFORT 832-394-7555...
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File Harvey Insurance Claims ASAP: What You Need to Know

As you know, our region is still in a state of emergency and there is flooding throughout. Flooding is still a serious threat and there are hazardous conditions across the region. People who are safely sheltered in place should remain there and avoid unnecessary travel. Know that even after the rain ceases, it may take several days before floodwaters completely recede. If you need to seek shelter elsewhere, check here for neighborhood shelter sites and follow these tips for how to make it safely through or around floodwaters. For info on how to support relief efforts,...

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