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Hurricane Dennis News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 15, 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, re-entries and curfews, please contact the local county emergency operations center.

Shelters

  • General Shelters: 1; Population: 256
    • Santa Rosa (1): 256
  • Special Needs Shelters:
    • No Special Needs Shelters are open at this time.

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: 1,582
Law Enforcement Officers in the Field: 152

Curfews

  • Santa Rosa: 10:00 p.m. - 4:00 a.m.

Power Outages

Toll Status

No tolls suspended at this time.

Road/Bridge Closures

Franklin:

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

Okaloosa:

  • U.S. 98 from Okaloosa Island to Destin open to 2-lane traffic
  • SR 30 from Okaloosa Island To Destin west of Coast Guard Office

Airport Closures

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

Boil Water Advisories

Escambia

  • Pensacola Beach 

Franklin

  • Alligator Point 

Gadsden

  • City of Gretna: area bounded by Earnest O’Bakley, Circle Dr. E & West, Beach Street, 4th, 5th and 6th Streets.

Gulf

  • Cape San Blas

Okaloosa

  • Destin Water users – includes Holiday Isle only

Santa Rosa

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

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: 12

  • Broward: 1
  • Charlotte: 3
  • Escambia: 3
  • Monroe: 2
  • Nassau: 1
  • Santa Rosa: 1
  • Walton: 1

Presidential Disaster Declaration: FEMA – 1595 – DR

Individual Assistance: Bay, Escambia, Franklin, Gulf, Okaloosa, Santa Rosa, Wakulla and Walton Counties
Public Assistance: Bay, Calhoun, Escambia, Franklin, Gulf, Holmes, Jackson, Monroe, Okaloosa, Santa Rosa, Wakulla 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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