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Contractors Serve as First Responders After Hurricane : CEG

A Bottom Line Equipment Link-Belt 210 with shear attachment works to demolish a commercial building damaged by Hurricane Laura in Sulphur, La.

Contractors, equipment dealers and the heavy equipment they provide are infrastructure’s first responders when natural disasters hit.

When Hurricane Laura made landfall in Louisiana on Aug. 27 as a Category 4 storm with sustained winds of 150 mph., its destructive path reached the eastern Gulf Coast and made its way as far north as Arkansas, Kentucky and Tennessee. Eventually, Laura’s winds abated and became a tropical storm … but not before leaving extensive damage.

The Lake Charles area was hit hard and heavy damage reached all segments of the community and surrounding areas.

As with all hurricanes, cleanup and debris removal work quickly followed. Clearing roadways is essential so that power companies can assess and repair the damage and residents can return to their homes. Hurricane Laura left

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