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Harford men travel to help Hurricane Florence victims, while rescued pets brought to Jarrettsville vet

Harford men travel to help Hurricane Florence victims, while rescued pets brought to Jarrettsville vet

Two Harford County men were among the 13 deployed from Maryland on Sunday to help with rescue efforts in parts of North Carolina ravaged by Hurricane Florence last weekend.

Robert Stanton, who works part-time for the Harford County Department of Emergency Services as a technical rescue team crew chief and full-time for the Anne Arundel County Fire Department, and Andy Hayes, of Jarrettsville, who works for the Baltimore County Fire Department, are part of the Maryland Helicopter Aquatic Rescue Team that is assisting in rescues over a period of 10 days.

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan authorized deployment of the team, which includes two UH-60 Blackhawk helicopters with eight crew...

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