Salvation Army in route to Florida to prepare for Irma

Posted at 6:16 PM, Sep 05, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-05 19:27:06-04

The Salvation Army's disaster director for the state of Florida is in route back to Tampa after helping with relief efforts from Hurricane Harvey in Texas.

Kevin Smith has helped lead relief efforts since he flew in to Houston to help organize where Florida volunteers would assist with 10 different mobile incident command trailers. 

Florida helped bring a mobile kitchen unit, portable showers and a place for people to sleep.

However, upon his return Smith is only allowed to work 14 days straight, meaning he is pushing that limit. 

If Smith has to take any days off, the next in charge would help take over. 

The other big question: does the Salvation Army have enough supplies after helping Texas.

Captain Andy Miller tells ABC Action News they did not send all their supplies to help, and other states will step in if needed. 

Miller said there are 40 mobile command centers ready to go, and another 10 are in route back to Florida from Texas. 

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