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Palm Coast Saturday, Sep. 9, 2017 1 year ago

Flagler County issues curfew for beachside zone daily from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m.

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Evacuation Zone A (beachside) includes everything east of the Intracoastal including Marineland, Hammock and Flagler Beach along A1A.
by: Paige Wilson Community Editor

​Press release information from Flagler County Public Information Officer Julie Murphy 

Flagler County has issued a curfew for Zone A (Beachside) that will go into effect at 7 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 9.

Evacuation Zone A includes everything east of the Intracoastal including Marineland, Hammock and Flagler Beach along A1A.

The curfew will be in effect daily from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. until further notice.

“There is a mandatory evacuation in effect as of 7 a.m., and we certainly hope everyone is taking this seriously,” Flagler County Emergency Manager Steve Garten said in a press release. “Law enforcement will be working diligently to ensure that everyone’s property is safe from the criminal element during the evacuation.”

The bridge on State Road 100 that leads into Flagler Beach is still open both directions. Flagler Police tweeted out that there will be a curfew tonight on barrier island from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m.

Flagler Beach Police tweeted out information regarding the beachside curfew.

Mandatory evacuation also includes:

  • Residents of Zone F – western Flagler County near Dead Lake, specifically St. Johns Park and the Haw Creek Basin
  • Low-lying areas subject to flooding
  • Those who live in mobile homes, recreational vehicles and trailers
  • Individuals with special medical needs, due to the potential loss of power
  • Elder care facilities, community residential group homes, and non-elder care facilities and community residential group homes located within zones A, B, C and F (shown in the map below)
Evacuation zone A is red on the map and includes everything east of the Intracoastal including Marineland, Hammock and Flagler Beach along A1A.

Flagler County Emergency Operations have opened a call center that is open to answer questions 24 hours a day. Call (386) 586-5111.

 

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