Practice Generator Safety

Prevent fires, practice generator safety   September 11, 2017 – Residents using generators are asked to take necessary precautions for safe operation, especially as power is restored to more users.   “We have all made it this far, and we want to make sure that everyone continues to be safe,” said Flagler County Fire Rescue…

Watch for downed Powerlines

Watch for downed powerlines   September 11, 2017 – As powerlines are in the process of being re-energized, Flagler County officials caution residents to use extreme caution as electric lines become live.   “This can be a very dangerous situation,” Flagler County Administrator Craig Coffey said. “The weather has improved, but it is still a…

Stay Indoors

      Stay indoors, limited first responder abilities as Irma nears  September 10, 2017 – Hurricane Irma is rapidly approaching and Flagler County officials are encouraging residents to be where they intend to shelter by 6 p.m. Sunday and stay indoors for the duration of the storm. “Dangerous winds alone are reason enough to stay indoors,”…

Traffic Signals_Driver Responsibility

“Traffic Signals/Lights & Driver Responsibilities”   As Hurricane Irma impacts our area, the possibility of power outages increases dramatically.  The result of the power outages means that traffic signals may become either inoperable or flashing intermittent red or yellow signals.  The following traffic safety information is respectfully provided in order to educate motorists regarding their…

Find Shelter as Weather Deteriorates

Find Shelter as Weather Deteriorates   September 10, 2017 – The path of Hurricane Irma’s shift to the west coast of Florida, however that does not mean Flagler County will escape effects of this massive storm. For that reason, emergency officials in the county warn residents today is the final day to find shelter. “We’ve…

Curfew Violations Lead to Three Felony Arrests

September 10, 2017   “Curfew Violations lead to Three Felony Arrests”   Three (3) local individuals who failed to heed the warning that Law Enforcement Officers would be patrolling the barrier island enforcing the 7:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m. curfew will be spending the remainder of Hurricane Irma at Flagler County Sheriff Rick Staly’s “Green…

Alcohol Sales Suspended_Curfew Expanded

Sunday: alcohol sales suspended, curfew expanded   September 9, 2017 – Flagler County has issued an emergency order suspending the sale of alcohol starting at 7 a.m. Sunday, and expanding the curfew from just the beachside to include the entire county. The ban on the sale of alcohol includes bars and restaurants in addition to…

Curfew for Zone A Starts Today

Curfew for Zone A (Beachside) effective 7 p.m. today   September 9, 2017 – Flagler County has issued a curfew for Zone A (Beachside) that will go into effect at 7 p.m. tonight, Saturday, September 9. Evacuation Zone A includes everything east of the Intracoastal including Marineland, Hammock and Flagler Beach along A1A. The curfew…

Re-Entry Procedures

The Flagler Beach Police Department’s Hurricane Placard’s provides the holder with valuable pre and post storm information and is not considered a re-entry pass.  In the event the SR100/Moody Bridge is closed, re-entry to the barrier island/evacuation zone will be at the discretion of the Flagler Beach Police Department. Flagler Beach residents/business owners and Beverly…