Saturday, September 23, 2017

evacuation

Nearly six million Floridians fled ahead of Hurricane Irma last week. Now they’re trying to find their way home, and are facing significant challenges in doing so. Some roads in North Florida are closed, including U.S. 27 and U.S. 41 ...

There are no more shelters from the storm coming, Lee County Manager Roger Desjarlais said Saturday afternoon. Desjarlais said at a 4:00 p.m. news conference that over 22,000 evacuees are currently in Lee County shelters, and due to a lack ...

Emergency vehicles were joined by local residents in boats and large trucks as they executed a voluntary evacuation of neighborhoods along a submerged section of Island Park Road near U.S. 41. Between 12 and 18 inches of rain have fallen ...
images of the smoke from the naples brush fire

Lely Elementary has conducted a precautionary evacuation due to very heavy brush fire smoke in the area. Students and staff are being moved to Calusa Park Elementary at 4600 Santa Barbara Blvd. Collier Schools reported via Twitter that students and staff are ...
Casinos along the Las Vegas Strip can be seen behind a plane that caught fire at McCarren International Airport, Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015, in Las Vegas

BY JUSTIN PRITCHARD and SALLY HO LOS ANGELES (AP) — Passengers on the British Airways jet whose engine caught fire just before takeoff in Las Vegas escaped with their lives — and some with their carry-ons, as well. While flight ...
A coast guard boat patrols the waters surrounding the Statue of Liberty, Friday, April 24, 2015, in New York.

| BY JAKE PEARSON NEW YORK (AP) — A bomb threat made by an anonymous 911 caller forced the evacuation of hundreds of tourists Friday from the Statue of Liberty, but a thorough sweep of the landmark by investigators turned ...
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