New Jersey plumber goes to Texas to help in the wake of the utility crisis

Texans recovering from the major winter storm are getting a helping hand from a New Jersey plumber who packed up his family and drove down to volunteer his services by offering reasonable prices based.
1:48 | 02/27/21

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Then sunny and chilly on Tuesday with a high of 36 degrees. Many without power, heat, clean water, and there's been a lot of people across America lending in to give a helping hand, including this New Jersey man who packed up his entire family and drove down to help. With so many families in Texas still left with broken pipes after that devastating winter blast that nearly shut down the state, local plumbers have been flooded with calls for help. Okay. Loading up to go to Texas. Reporter: That's why new Jersey plumber Andrew Mitchell and his family packed up their truck and drove 22 hours to Houston to lend a hand. He was really just like, I feel like this is my calling. Like let's go. Reporter: Mitchell made the trip with his wife Kisha, their 2-year-old son Blake and his apprentice Isaiah pinnock. Stocking up on plumbing supplies before hitting the road. They're ready. They need materials out there. Reporter: Stocking up on plumbing supplies before hitting the road. They were also saying there were none in Texas so we knew we had to get all these. Reporter: Since arriving Mitchell and his apprentice have worked on homes as well as conducting facetime consultations to those who they can't get to. Then they're saying, man, you guys. Reporter: While they planned to head back to New Jersey next week, after seeing so many people still in need -- How far away is she again? 50 minutes away. Reporter: They're going to stay longer. A few have reached out to us that were -- that are going to be bringing us supplies and stuff like that to help keep the effort going. So, you know, with all the support, you know, with all the need, we can't leave. Not that we wanted to leave. We're going to get everybody their water running. That just makes my heart sing.

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