FLORIDA PANHANDLE FLOODING

URGENT ABC News states 15-20 inches of rain has fallen in the Pensacola area and a major cleanup is expected. Flood warnings mean floods are coming if not already. Floods warnings have been issued in Pensacola, Fort Walton Beach, Destin, and Panama City, Florida one of the beautiful beach coasts in the US. Flooding usually happens quickly and suddenly but leaves behind a mess of mud, sewage and debris. The damage may be severe and life threatening. If you know a flood is coming your way you should try to build a barrier outside your home entrance to try to keep floodwaters out of your home. Listen to the radio and t.v. to keep informed as much as possible. Flash floods come quickly move to higher ground if at all possible. Be prepared as much as you can, pack an emergency bag with your medical and clothing needs, snacks, etc..,…

The Loss Affects ABT More Than You May Know

To All Those Who Have Lost Someone There isn’t a day that goes by that I am not affected by what I see on this job. The crime scenes from people that are hurt by the thoughtless and malicious actions of others keep on coming. We get phone calls all hours of the night. ABT is a 24/7 operation. We are here to help all hours of the night or day. We travel and have teams in various cities around the country. No matter where we are there is plenty of work. I love my work but don’t think for one minute that the crimes that go on don’t upset us because they most certainly do. I often think to myself that could be my loved one. How would I feel? Would I be able to cope with life afterwards? What happens to people after we leave? I often wonder…

More Blood To Clean In FL

There is more to this picture than meets the eye. This time we didn’t share the body tissue and brain matter pictures. Sometimes just the picture is enough. Every day we are called to perform a clean up of some sort and with every job is a story, often horribly heartbreaking. Some of these scenes are results of anger out of control. Some are accidents due to carelessness or freak accidents. Suicides, homicides, death, drug overdoses, family or domestic disputes. On and on and on it goes. To do this work you have to have a strong stomach that can keep working in spite of the sickening smell of blood or whatever you come across. You may hold back the tears or let them spill in your protective eyewear, or vomit in your mask as some often do. Do you look at the pictures and turn your head away because…