Governor Scott: 90 percent of power restored to Florida residents

HCI's captive reinsurance subsidiary, Claddaugh Casualty Insurance Company, which participates in the Homeowners Choice reinsurance program, estimates Hurricane Irma loss of its full coverage provided to the programme of $34 million.

"They replaced multiple broken poles, mostly in alleys or backyards".

"So what I'm expecting is going to happen as soon as we're able to open the gates.is you're going to see the crisis escalate again", Senterfitt said.

He said that the county coroners must confirm the fatalities to the FDEM, something that Monroe has not completed because they are still engaged in a door-to-door check.

- Implying debris is hindering the restoration of electricity and other relief efforts, Gov. Rick Scott set a noon Tuesday deadline for Florida counties impacted by Hurricane Irma to submit detailed debris-removal plans.

Government aid to help Keys residents recover from Irma include the establishment of six food-and-water distribution centers countywide and the installation of 100 portable restrooms at every mile marker along U.S. Highway 1.

And some are already questioning why nursing homes aren't among the first facilities to be reconnected to power after a storm. Georgia, North Carolina, and SC are large cotton states where damage would impact and an already damaged market.

Elected officials, community members, and nursing home and assisted living facility representatives are pulling together to discuss change.

"Overall, its appearance and the presence of a cut nail suggests it is not a precontact canoe", they wrote in a Facebook update.

"The challenge, I think, for us will be. between here and Marathon", Key West City Manager Jim Scholl said.

'But we want our residents and business owners to come back to rebuild their lives, their livelihoods and our economy.

Hurricane Irma proved fatal to eight patients in a Hollywood Hills nursing home, which lost power and air conditioning during the storm.

Jorge Carballo, the nursing home's administrator, said in a previous statement that the facility and its staff had "diligently prepared for the impact of Hurricane Irma" and were fully cooperating with authorities. According to the Florida Division of Historical Resources, who documented the finding, the construction of the canoe was unusual. The woman's grandson managed to catch the teen, though his friend took off, police said.

  • Rogelio Becker