'Memphis Navy' helps in Harvey search, rescue efforts

'Memphis Navy' helps in Harvey search, rescue efforts

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - Calling all volunteers! Another convoy from Memphis is headed to Texas to help in the recovery effort.

A group, which calls itself Memphis Navy, is looking for anyone who is available and willing to help.

If you're interested, the group is plans to leave from Bass Pro Shops at the Pyramid at 8 p.m. Tuesday.

Specifically, the group could used trained medical personnel (doctors, nurses, etc.).  They would also like to have more people with boats and water rescue gear.

"This is a completely grass roots mission with no affiliation to any organization or person. We are just Memphians heading out to do what we can. We welcome anyone in the health field to come along as well for the needs at rescue stations."

WMC Action News 5's Jessica Holley will be with the group as they leave Memphis. She will have a full report on the group's operation on WMC5 at 10 p.m.

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