Local Volunteers Head Out

8/31/2008 Fresno, CA, USA Nine of them left for San Antonio to get instructions on where they'll be able to help the most as soon as the storm reaches the coast.

Bob Wilson, Volunteer, says "We've lived and worked in this community for a long time... We have skills we have to offer."

Wilson and another volunteer left Friday in an emergency response vehicle, and should arrive in San Antonio before the hurricane makes landfall.

The local Red Cross plans to send several more volunteers, but not until after Gustav makes landfall.

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