The Salvation Army Provides Water and Snacks To Crews Battling Craig Country VA Fire

February 16, 2011
Tricia Musslewhite | | (540) 343-5335

ROANOKE, VA – Tuesday afternoon The Salvation Army of Roanoke, VA delivered snack foods and bottled water to the responders working the fire burning on Nutter Mountain in Craig County. The U.S. Forest Service tells The Salvation Army that responders needed bottled water and portable snack foods to carry with them while they are working the fire.

Items delivered include:

  • 40 cases of bottled water
  • 192 boxes of oatmeal creme pies
  • 12 cases of pudding
  • 3 boxes of dried fruit

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