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Father-Son Team Rescue At Least 23 in Plaquemines Parish

Via Times Picayune:
Two of the men responsible for many of the Hurricane Isaac rescue efforts in Plaquemines Parish thus far are Jesse Shaffer, 25 of Braithwaite, his father, Jesse Schaffer Sr., 53. The younger Shaffer says he has a Woodlawn firefighter aboard his boat and that his father also has someone helping him. “We’ve rescued at least 23 people including children,” said the younger Shaffer said. He was reached by a Times-Picayune reporter on his cell phone this morning while he was still aboard his boat conducting rescues. . .

Updates to follow. . . - Greg Pollowitz


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