For Immediate Release
Barrier Islands/Manasota Key and Mobile Homes Evacuation Recommended
CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. (Sept. 7, 2017) – Charlotte County Emergency Management is recommending residents residing on Don Pedro Island, Knight Island (Palm Island), Little Gasparilla Island, Gasparilla Island, Manasota Key, and residents living in mobile homes throughout the county to evacuate.
Secure your home before you leave. Be sure to take essential items for all family members:
- Important Papers
- Personal Items
- Baby supplies
- Pet Supplies
Reminder when the island is evacuated, Charlotte County Fire and EMS Station 10 staff are required to evacuate as well. (No helicopters are available during the storm)
Media and public can follow Charlotte County Emergency Management important emergency information at www.charlottecountyfl.gov, www.facebook.com/oemcharlottecounty, and www.twitter.com/ccoem.