Hurricane Laura

2020

Hurricane Laura

Lake Charles, LA

Response Time

12 Hours

Services

Potable WaterPower Generation

Summary

Hurricane Laura hit the Lake Charles area on August 27th as a Category 4 storm – measured as the 10th strongest hurricane to make landfall in the US. Hospitals in the area experienced major disruption and were in dire need of potable water. Trinity Emergency Services supplied water to 5 of the local hospitals.
Hospitals Served
Lake Charles Memorial
Lake Charles Memorial Hospital for Women
CHRISTUS Ochsner St. Patrick Hospital
CHRISTUS Ochsner Lake Area Hospital
CHRISTUS Ochsner Health Center – Tybee Lane