EXCLUSIVE: ‘If FEMA gives us the tools we’ll do the rest’ – the New York Fire Department heroes greeted with tears and applause as they become the first to bring aid to a stricken town in Puerto Rico

What began as a trickle of desperate, weary souls soon swells into a snaking, 400ft line as news of the convoy’s arrival spreads by word of mouth.

It’s been 13 days since Hurricane Maria decimated Puerto Rico and for many living in the remote west-coast town of Rincon this is the first time help has reached them.

But the square-jawed heroes doling out food, water and lifesaving kits are not FEMA, US military or the National Guard – but unpaid volunteers from New York‘s Bravest.

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4942534/New-York-Fire-Department-heroes-bring-aid-Puerto-Rico.html#ixzz4uZR2yhtU

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