Red Cross Provides Meals

American Red Cross provides meals in 3 locations   September 15, 2017 – The American Red Cross will provide lunch and dinner at three locations for those who are without power starting today through Monday evening. “The meals will be served at about noon and again at about 5 p.m.,” said County Administrator Craig Coffey.…

Irma Assistance

Residents, business owners can apply for Irma assistance through the Small Business Administration   September 15, 2017 – Residents who suffered hurricane-related damages can apply for disaster assistance through the Small Business Administration’s Disaster Loan Program. The program is provided through a partnership between the Small Business Administration and FEMA. “It is very important that…

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…