FEMA provides Individual Assistance

      FEMA provides ‘Individual Assistance’ declaration for Flagler County residents   September 12, 2017 – The Federal Emergency Management Agency’s disaster declaration includes Individual Assistance for Flagler County to assist residents with expenses related to Hurricane Irma.   “This is wonderful news,” said Flagler County Commission Chair Nate McLaughlin. “This will help those who sustained…

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…