Many volunteers came together in the municipality of Mansfield and Pontefract to help the victims of the municipality by filling and distributing sand bags and offering various forms of assistance. Kim Laroche, a volunteer, tells us about the help she provides to flood-affected residents by passing on information and running various errands to help the effort.
Members of the volunteer fire department of Mansfield and Pontefract continue to demonstrate their support for the disaster victims in the municipality. One of the members of the volunteer fire department of Mansfield, Guy Rivet, says that people should not wait until the last minute to evacuate:
Sixty people had to evacuate their residences in Mansfield.