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Hurricane Dennis News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 13, 2005
CONTACT: Public Information-ESF14 (850) 921-0384

HURRICANE DENNIS
STATEWIDE RESPONSE BRIEFING SHEET

***The information below represents the best available information at the time of this release. Floridians are encouraged to contact their local authorities for additional information as it becomes available.***

Evacuations still in effect:

MANDATORY

  • Franklin: Restricted access to St. George Island.
  • Santa Rosa: Navarre Beach is closed.

For additional information pertaining to county evacuations and re-entries and curfews, please contact the local county emergency operations center.

Shelters

  • General Shelters: 2; Population: 139
    • Santa Rosa (2): 139
  • Special Needs Shelters: 1; Population: 25
    • Santa Rosa (1): 25

For additional information pertaining to shelters, please contact the local county emergency operations center.

Hospitals

No closures at this time.

Law Enforcement and Military Support

Florida National Guard: 2,445
Law Enforcement Officers in the Field: 722

Curfews

  • Escambia: Pensacola Beach – 8:00 pm – 6:00 am
  • Okaloosa (Destin): 10:00 pm – 6:00 am
  • Santa Rosa: Dusk till Dawn

Power Outages

Toll Status

Tolls are suspended on the following roadways:

  • Mid-Bay and Garcon Point Bridges in Florida’s panhandle

Road/Bridge Closures

Franklin:

  • Hwy 98 from SR 65 east to Carrabelle closed due to wash out

Gulf:

  • Stumphole (C.R. 30-E) at Cape San Blas from S.R. 30A to St. Joseph State Park open to local traffic only

Okaloosa:

  • U.S. 98 from Okaloosa Island to Destin closed

Airport Closures

No airfields in Florida are currently closed due to storm-related damage.

Boil Water Advisories

Escambia

  • Emerald Coast Utilities Authority (ECUA) plants, including all barrier islands
  • Town of Century

Franklin

  • Alligator Point
  • St. George Island portion of Eastpoint Water System

Gulf

  • Cape San Blas

Okaloosa

  • Destin Water users – includes Holiday Isle and Crystal Beach

Santa Rosa

  • Navarre Beach
  • Bagdad-Garcon
  • Dixonville area of Town of Berrydale
  • Moore Creek-Mount Carmel

Walton

  • South Walton Utilities – only areas of Scenic Gulf Drive

For additional information pertaining to boil water notices, please contact the local county emergency operations center.

Fatalities Confirmed by Medical Examiner

Total hurricane related fatalities confirmed statewide: 7

  • Broward: 1
  • Charlotte: 3
  • Escambia: 1
  • Nassau: 1
  • Walton: 1

Presidential Disaster Declaration: FEMA – 1595 – DR

Individual Assistance: Escambia and Santa Rosa Counties
Public Assistance: Bay, Calhoun, Escambia, Franklin, Gulf, Holmes, Jackson, Monroe, Okaloosa, Santa Rosa, Wakulla, Walton and Washington Counties
Hazard Mitigation: All counties in Florida are eligible to apply.

Call 1-800-621-FEMA for individual assistance registration or visit www.FEMA.gov.

For more information, please visit www.FloridaDisaster.org.

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Last updated: November 09, 2007

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