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Red Cross to debut new vehicle during Hurricane Ian [Video]

The emergency response vehicle can store up to 600 meals to hand out to people in need.

MINNEAPOLIS — Local volunteers from the American Red Cross are already on the ground in Florida as Hurricane Ian made landfall Wednesday in southwest Florida, and 50 more from Minnesota and the Dakotas are on standby.

Some of them will drive down in a new, state-of-the-art vehicle that can feed hundreds of people every day.

The emergency response vehicle is one of five in this region that will leave for Florida on Thursday at 6 .a.m. Given the potential scope of the disaster, there’s no telling when it might be back.

Volunteer Rick Graft teaches other people how to properly use the truck that can serve up to 600 meals at a time, often hot dogs, chicken strips, ham and beans.

“We will get an assignment for the day of going street to street, almost …

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