WASHINGTON, District of Columbia- The Bureau of Land Management says they have sent 30 of their Law Enforcement Officers from around the country, including K-9 Officers like Enzo pictured, to Puerto Rico to assist with efforts as a result of Hurricane Maria. The officers were transported in C-130s ahead of the storm, the agency said.
The entirety of the the U.S. territory in in the northeast Caribbean Sea is without power sustained a direct hit from Category 4 Hurricane Maria.
Governor Ricardo Rosselló is pleading with President Trump to declare the island as disaster area and says the commonwealth could be without power for months.
Informo al Pueblo que acabo de solicitarle al Presidente Trump que declare a Puerto Rico Zona de Desastre @fema
— Ricardo Rossello (@ricardorossello) September 20, 2017
“Resist Puerto Rico – God is with us; We are stronger than any hurricane. Together we will rise, ” the Governor also tweeted.
— WEATHER/ METEO WORLD (@StormchaserUKEU) September 20, 2017