FEMA trucks arrive in flood-ravaged Vermont
"Vermont Army National Guard flatbeds are delivering emergency supplies to towns devastated by Tropical Storm Irene, while some of Vermont’s elected officials, accompanied by the Federal Emergency Management Agency administrator, fly overhead and survey the damage.
"At 12:18 p.m., two Blackhawk helicopters departed the Vermont Air Guard base in South Burlington with FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate, Gov. Peter Shumlin, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt. and Rep. Peter Welch, D-Vt. among their passengers.
"They took flight shortly after Fugate arrived at the base, with plans to touch down near high schools in Ludlow, Wilmington and Brattleboro. Shumlin has scheduled a news conference at 4 p.m. today at the base, following the helicopter tour..."
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