WEST SENECA, N.Y. (WKBW) — Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz announced Saturday night that several water rescue teams from the county are heading to Suffolk County on Long Island to help with storm preparations ahead of Tropical Storm Henri.
The county executive announced the following water rescue teams are heading to Long Island
- Union (West Seneca)
- Winchester (West Seneca)
- East Seneca (West Seneca)
- Seneca Hose (West Seneca)
- Alden Fire District (Alden)
The storm is making landfall around Long Island and parts of southern New England.
NYS has requested water rescue teams from Erie Co. in anticipation of need due to Hurricane Henri— Mark Poloncarz (@markpoloncarz) August 22, 2021
Local teams deploying to Suffolk County on Long Island include those from the Union, Winchester, East Seneca, Seneca Hose, and Alden Fire Districts.
Thank you to all and be safe! pic.twitter.com/Pa7xi9mj0T
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo called a state of emergency for the following counties
- New York