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Stay alert to storm advisories

If you live in an area that is placed under mandatory evacuation orders, your local emergency management officials have determined that it is unsafe...

What the storm leaves behind

The Priorities Pump or bail water out of the house as soon as possible. Open the windows to let the house air out and...

WINK Digital – Your go-to when severe weather information is critical

When the power goes out, your mobile device is the last form of communication regarding incoming severe weather. With WINK, you have three ways to access information...

People with disabilities and special needs

From the Lee County Department of Public Safety: Estimates vary, but as many as one in four people live with some type of disability. Sometimes signs...

Important numbers & websites

Contact phone numbers, online information, and resources you'll need most before, during, and after a hurricane. Emergency Operations Centers Lee: (239)533-0622 Collier: (239)252-3600 Charlotte: (941)833-4000 DeSoto: (863)993-4831 Glades: (863)946-6020 Hendry: (863)674-5400 Hotlines FEMA...

Preparing your home

Do-It-Yourself Home Preparations: Windows, Doors, Roof Protect all windows, doors, garage door and roof. Electricity Unplug appliances – especially television sets – and turn o electricity (except refrigerator)...

Know your home’s vulnerabilities

Hurricane protection can involve a variety of changes to your house and property – changes that can vary in cost and complexity. A professional...
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Naples man faces child porn charges

A 21-year-old man was arrested Tuesday for the transmission of child pornography, the Collier County Sheriff's Office said. Officials were tipped off about Richard Farias'...
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Cape man scares off would-be burglar who attempted to steal boat motor

Captain John Ziesmi is warning boat owners to secure their motors after he almost fell victim to an attempted robbery. Ziesmi woke up early Tuesday...
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Towering pile of Irma debris ignites in North Fort Myers

A fire from a towering pile of Hurricane Irma debris broke out Monday afternoon, terrorizing a North Fort Myers homeowner. It happened on First Street...

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