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FMEA: Public Power Utilities Across Florida Helping Alabama Recover From Hurricane Sally

Crews from the city of Tallahassee Electric Utility, JEA in Jacksonville and the Utilities Commission of New Smyrna Beach will operate in Foley, Alabama, to assist Riviera Utilities. Additionally, crews from Gainesville Regional Utilities and Orlando Utilities Commission will travel to Fairhope, Alabama, to assist the city of Fairhope Electric Utility.
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Florida Urban Search & Rescue Task Force Returns Home After Helping in Louisiana After...

“For nearly a week, Florida US&R Task Force 4 was stationed in Louisiana and provided life-saving resources to communities impacted by Hurricane Laura. These highly trained firefighters worked diligently to support the state of Louisiana’s emergency response efforts by navigating devastating floodwaters, clearing roads and providing medical assistance along the Gulf Coast and in some of the hardest-hit coastal areas. This is why it’s vital that we support our first responders as they work tirelessly to aid communities in their most critical time of need following a catastrophic natural disaster,” Patronis said. 

Jimmy Patronis Offers Update on Florida’s Urban Search & Rescue Task Force Efforts in...

Last week, Patronis deployed US&R Task Force 4 to provide life-saving equipment and resources to support the state of Louisiana following the devastating impacts of Hurricane Laura.

Gas Prices in Florida Hold Steady Despite Hurricane Laura Hitting the Gulf

AAA released a report showing the average gallon of gas in Florida cost $2.07 on Sunday, the same as they were at the start of last week. The national average stood at $2.23 on Sunday, up four cents from the start of last week. 
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Florida Public Power Crews Ready to Help Louisiana After Hurricane Laura

Approximately 25 public power personnel from Tallahassee have already arrived in Lafayette, Louisiana, and another 80 are on their way to assist Lafayette Utilities System, a public power utility.

Jimmy Patronis Sends Urban Search and Rescue Task Force to Louisiana Ahead of Hurricane...

Task Force 4 is a Type 3 US&R Team that consists of more than 40 highly trained fire service personnel from the Orange County, Orlando and Seminole County Fire Departments.