PETAL, MS (WDAM) - Petal firefighters are on their way to assist with flooding relief efforts Cleveland, Texas.
According to a Facebook post by the Petal Fire Department, the Petal Technical Response team packed up Tuesday morning to help assist those affected by Hurricane Harvey.
"As we rolled out of bed this morning we kissed our loved ones bye, really not knowing the obstacles we will be faced with for the next few days," the photo post read. "We are headed to help our neighbors with rescue efforts. Keep us in your prayers"
The photo shows the team praying together before they leave, and the post ends with a bible verse.
The post has been shared several hundred times.
Petal is not the only Pine Belt city to offer assistance. Jones County disaster relief teams are on standby, and three Hattiesburg fire fighters left Monday to volunteer assistance on their own time.