Although initial responders and military officers are equally during risk during Hurrican Harvey as civilians, these heroes are still braving a floods.
One officer in Houston was so dynamic to assistance anyone in need that he refused to stay home from work on Aug 27. Sergeant Steve Perez’s mother urged him not to leave their home that Sunday morning, though as Police Chief Art Acevedo recounts, Perez told her, “We’ve got work to do.” Tragically, that was a final time she saw her father alive.
The Houston streets were flooded after a pleasant charge done landfall, and when Perez left for work during 4:30 a.m., complicated sleet done pushing conditions generally dangerous.
According to Acevedo, Perez gathering for about dual and a half hours perplexing to strech his hire safely. Unfortunately, he mislaid his march and finished adult in sixteen feet of water.
His physique was recovered from his car on Tuesday morning, only before his 61st birthday. He served 34 years on a force.