MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Firefighters from various agencies in South Florida are helping out in Nassau with those affected by Hurricane Dorian.

“As you can see behind us, the devastation is quite severe,” said a City of Miami firefighter.

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More than 70,000 Bahamians were left homeless after the Category 5 storm. Many with relatives in the United States got on ships to South Florida. But for those who can’t make the journey, South Florida is going to them.

Two Miami-Dade firefighters helping with relief efforts in the Bahamas. (CBS4)

“South Florida’s community is a boating community. We jump on our b oats and we go to the Bahamas for lunch for the weekend,” said another firefighter from Miami-Dade County. “How could we not go to the Bahamas when the level of devastation is unprecedented?”

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Assistance includes giving Bahamians whatever supplies they need right now.

“Their vehicles are still down the road, so rather than give them a bunch of supplies and make them carry, we drop them off to their vehicles,” said a firefighter.

The firefighters will help as long as they’re needed.

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“We’re here until the end until as long as our departments feel the need for us to go back,” said a firefighter. “Back home, we’ve mobilized our equipment and our people.”

Frances Wang