Inside the Fargo Dome

| Friday, March 27, 2009

from flickr user simminch
Spc. Jarred Munoz, of the 1818 (kneeling), and Spc. Joshua Bechtle, of the 957 Multi-role Bridge Company, with shovel, mix with civilian flood-fighting volunteers who pack the floor of the Fargo Dome in an effort to fill sandbags used to block the rising waters of the Red River, Fargo, N.D., March 24. Photo by Master Sgt. David Lipp.

At last count, there were over 6,000 volunteers filling sandbags inside the Fargo Dome to aid in shoring up the immense sandbag walls protecting the cities of Fargo and Moorhead.

For more up-close reporting from the Fargo flood zone, check out Minnesota Public Radio's Bob Collins on his News Cut blog.