Rescuing Those Trapped by Ike
September 14, 2008
You get the call to leave and you’d better leave. Electricity may be down for a month. Wonderful.
“What’s really frustrating is that we can’t get to them,” Galveston police officer Tommie Mafrei said. “It’s jeopardizing our safety when we try to tell them eight hours before to leave. They are naive about it, thinking it’s not going to be that bad.”