(ROCKDALE) Rockdale Volunteer Fire Department is stepping up to help the elderly during this crisis.
Rockdale Fire Chief Ward Roddam said the department is implementing the Trust a Firefighter Program to assist Rockdale citizens 75-years-old and older. Firefighters will be available to help the elderly by doing their local grocery shopping for them. Services will be offered as needed and when personnel are available. Some services may not be available until evening hours due to firefighters also working during the day. Residents will be advised the name of the person coming to your home to assist you and their vehicle description. If you are interested in this service, please contact Chief Roddam at 979-220-9034. Residents are urged NOT to call Rockdale Police dispatch.