Oct 17, 2016 – Brookneal, VA – On October 6, 2016, Foster Fuels’ Mission Critical Division dispatched over 150 trucks across the East Coast during Hurricane Matthew relief efforts. Nearly two weeks after the storm, devastation and destruction are still prevalent in Florida, Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina.
With winds over 140mph, this category 4 hurricane rattled the lower East Coast last week and is still causing major flooding problems in many areas concentrated in North Carolina.
Foster Fuels partnered with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to provide relief in areas of disaster. Being one of the largest storms since Hurricane Sandy, Foster Fuels Mission Critical division pre-staged multiple command centers and was prepared was prepared to face the severity of the storm while also providing fuel in a safe and contained manner.
Throughout Hurricane Matthew’s devastation, Foster Fuels Mission Critical team has been working around the clock to provide support to U.S. government, power utilities, hospitals, data centers, television stations, and other mission critical facilities. Foster Fuels has helped individuals and businesses find relief through diesel fuel for generators, water delivery, propane for American Red Cross’ cooking stations, as well as any immediate labor needed.
Working quickly and safely, the Foster Fuels has been making their way around obstacles and flooding to help those in need as soon as possible. “Foster Fuels has been diligently trying to get help to Lumberton and it’s on the way! Fuel and water trucks are enroute. Thank you so much Foster’s! It’s selfless people like you that help rebuild after disasters,” a commenter on Facebook said about Foster Fuels’ relief efforts.
By helping the American Red Cross and other disaster relief organizations, Foster Fuels has been able to help thousands of people in a time of need as areas of North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida begin to rebuild.
About Foster Fuels
Established in 1921, Foster Fuels is committed to providing quality fuel and great customer service. Foster Fuels’ Mission Critical Division is a dedicated team committed to fueling disaster relief for mission critical and government facilities while providing services nationwide like routine fueling and state-of-the-art fuel quality support.