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VIA to be Recognized for Response to Wedgwood Apartment Fire


What:
The City Council of Castle Hills recognized VIA Metropolitan Transit for assisting with the evacuation efforts at the recent fire at the Wedgwood Apartments. When:
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
6:30 p.m.

Where:
Castle Hills City Hall
209 Lemonwood Drive, Castle Hills

Who:
Jeffrey C. Arndt, President/CEO, VIA Metropolitan Transit
Charlie Gonzalez, Senior Vice President of Public Engagement, VIA Metropolitan Transit
Steve Allison, Secretary, VIA Board of Trustees
David Marne, Member, VIA Board of Trustees

Why:
The Castle Hills City Council members recognized VIA for providing buses to assist with the evacuation of residents of the Wedgwood Apartments during the recent fire. As part of its emergency response services, VIA provided immediate transportation assistance for approximately 170 people evacuating the Wedgwood apartment fire – redeploying bus and supervisory resources to ensure residents would have a temporary warming station and transportation to Churchill High School.

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