Wednesday, October 12, 2005

Beaumont evacuees return

Photos by Mark M. Hancock / © The Beaumont Enterprise

Kashyra Spearman, 3, moves from a charter bus to Ford Park with her personal possessions in Beaumont on Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2005. Some Beaumont residents were evacuated to Kelly Air Force Base in San Antonio during Hurricane Rita.

Beaumont firefighters assist returning evacuees with their personal possessions at Ford Park in Beaumont. The Beaumont evacuees transferred from charter busses to municipal busses and were taken home. The firefighters issued donated cleaning supplies to each household and carried luggage to evacuees' doors at their homes.

Nadine Washington waits with her personal possessions for a bus ride home at Ford Park in Beaumont. The returning Beaumont residents were seated by zip code until each bus was loaded.

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