Among the many locations to open their doorways to victims of Harvey’s flooding is a bowling alley within the coastal Texas metropolis of Port Arthur.
Max Bowl basic supervisor Jeff Tolliver says firefighters referred to as Tuesday night time to ask him to show off the venue’s alarm system. When he left round 2:30 a.m. Wednesday, there have been eighty to one hundred individuals sheltering there. By afternoon, there have been greater than 500, in addition to 50 to one hundred canine and cats, a lizard and a monkey.
He says the monkey “was just a little shocking,” however that everybody is making an attempt to assist. The bowling alley’s cafe is feeding individuals and others have been dropping off garments, toiletries, water and different issues.
Tolliver and his spouse left their flooded residence to stick with pals. He says he moved to Texas from Michigan a yr in the past to get away from the snow, however ended up with rain as an alternative.