Fulton sends heavy equipment to assist with tornado recovery

Fulton Mayor LeRoy Benton said Monday he is sending a four-man work crew with heavy equipment to Joplin to assist with rescue efforts.

“Our hearts go out to the people of Joplin. We are pleased to make this effort to help fellow Missourians,” Benton said.

Benton said the request for assistance came through the Missouri Municipal League.

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