FEMA Loads Barge in South Jersey Bound for Puerto Rico

NBC10 was there Wednesday morning as FEMA loaded 1.4 million meals and 1.8 million liters of water on the 3-tier barge Fortaleza at a Pennsauken, New Jersey port Wednesday morning.

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NBC10 was there Wednesday morning as FEMA loaded 1.4 million meals and 1.8 million liters of water on the 3-tier barge Fortaleza at a Pennsauken, New Jersey port Wednesday morning.
nBesides the 170 shipping containers bound for hurricane relief in Puerto Rico, FEMA loaded up 60 transport/response vehicles, 190 bucket trucks, various SUVs and other vehilces onto the 730-foot barge. It takes about 19 hours to load everything.
nThe barge is expected to arrive in San Juan after being towed at sea for the next seven days.
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