Red Cross workers from Northeast Ohio to help in Puerto Rico

One volunteer is already in Puerto Rico, while five others will depart on Monday

Joey Spalding walks back to his truck down the street where he lives, Monday, Sept., 11, 2017, on Tybee Island, Ga. Spalding just finished repairing his house from nine inches of water after Hurricane Matthew past the island last year. He said the Tropical Storm Irma brought three feet of storm surge into his living room today. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WKBN) – Red Cross is sending six workers from Northeast Ohio as part of a team assigned to provide relief to people in Puerto Rico who have been devastated by hurricanes Irma and Maria.

One volunteer is already in Puerto Rico, while five others will depart on Monday.

They are among more than 70 Red Cross workers from Northeast Ohio who have responded in the past month to residents affected by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria.

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