Hurricane Sandy: Michiana firefighters called to help with disaster relief

SOUTH BEND, Ind. - Sunday evening Michiana firefighters got on a plane headed to the East coast to help with Hurricane Sandy. 

Eighteen firefighters from seven counties boarded a plane at South Bend's Regional Airport to fly to the East coast. 

Many of the 18 firefighters are with the South Bend Fire Department. 

They will help set up disaster relief as it's needed once Sandy makes landfall.

Hurricane Sandy is expected to make landfall near Atlantic City early Tuesday morning. 

Share this article: