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North Texas groups ready to provide aid to areas affected by Beryl – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Hurricane Beryl has made its way across Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula. Like many North Texans, Stae and Wallace Hall of Fort Worth happened to be vacationing there.

“The rain came at an angle and was so loud,” described Stae Hall of Fort Worth.

Beryl left behind major damage and cut off power to her resort.

“Some trees were downed,” said Wallace Hall of Fort Worth. “There was severe flooding in some areas. They closed certain roads and things like that. They protected the area from the flooding.”

Now Beryl is moving toward South Texas and could cause the same damage.

“Right now, like everyone else, we are monitoring the storm,” said John Hall, spokesman for Texans on Mission.

The disaster relief organization has volunteers from across the state and here in North Texas ready to go wherever they are needed.

“Right now, all of our volunteers are on alert,” said John Hall. “They are ready to respond. We are currently filling out the rosters for our mass feeding teams. This mass feeding team alone can prepare 30,000 meals a day.”

The response plan also includes chainsaw and flood rescue teams, all of whom are monitoring the path of the storm to decide where to send the teams.

This route is also causing concern for the Hall family, whose return flight home is planned for Sunday.

“Then possibly on Sunday, because then it's supposed to affect Texas somehow, you know, we have to fly to the southern part of Texas to get there, unless they fly us around the place or something like that,” Wallace Hall said. “But there's nothing from the airline on that yet. So we're just going to go by gut feeling.”

The Texas Intrastate Fire Mutual Aid System (TIFMAS) requested assistance from fire departments in North Texas when needed.

The North Richland Hills Fire Department responded and will provide a Type 1 fire engine to be part of a response team from that area.