St. Johns County Fire Rescue said Battalion Chief Hank Epperson and Firefighter Paramedic Tyler Fenton have deployed to Puerto Rico with the American Volunteer Emergency Response Team (AVERT).
Epperson and Fenton are working with AVERT to provide basic medical assistance to the heavily impacted parts of the island
Fenton and Epperson arrived in Puerto Rico on Wednesday and have begun the process of setting up a base camp in partnership with a local hospital and the Waves 4 Water organization.
They will be working over the next few days to provide basic medical care and clean water solutions to some remote areas of the island.
St. Johns County Fire Rescue thanked Epperson and Fenton for helping with emergency care and recovery assistance in Puerto Rico.