Galveston gets 100 calls for help

September 13, 2008 6:08:31 AM PDT
Authorities on Galveston Island along the Texas coast say they received about 100 calls for help throughout the night, but they couldn't respond because of the dangerous hurricane conditions. TRACK IT: Location/forecast track | Satellite | Computer models | Forecast wind by zip code | Watches/warnings | Hurr. wind probabilities | TS wind probabilities | Tracking map | Get Ike text alerts | Gulf water temps | Tim Heller's blog | During the storm | Your report | Photos

Fire Chief Mike Varela says all the calls came from people who were trapped in their homes before and after Hurricane Ike made landfall on the island.

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