DATE: September 10, 2017CONTACT: Margaret StapletonRUMOR CONTROL: 311 or 954-831-4000EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.orgWEB: Broward.org/HurricaneEMERGENCY OPERATIONS CENTER201 NW 84th AvenuePlantation, 33324
HURRICANE IRMA ADVISORY #24
BROWARD COUNTY, FL - The Broward County curfew is set to remain in place until 10AM Monday, September 11th. During the curfew, all pedestrian and vehicular movement is prohibited except for fire and rescue services, police services, emergency services or hospital services.Broward County Government offices will be closed on Monday, September 11th. Essential operations will remain open.There is a precautionary boil water order for Hallandale Beach residents living in the area of Desoto Park South, limited to 501 Three Island Blvd., 601 Three Island Blvd., 701 Three Island Blvd., 801 Three Island Blvd. and 851 Three Island Blvd.Broward Sheriff's Office reports no storm-related arrests.
According to FPL, there are less than 10 downed power lines as of 7AM Sunday, most in the southern portions of Broward County.In anticipation of an increase in lost animals in the wake of Hurricane Irma, Broward County Animal Care and Adoption Division partnered with Humane Society of Broward County, Humane Society of the US and South Florida Wildlife Center to relocate 24 adoptable dogs and 109 adoptable cats to six different Humane Society partner shelters across the country. The shelter is now prepared to receive any animals who have become separated from their owners in the storm.
Pembroke Pines officials have confirmed that the traffic light at the intersection of 129th Avenue and Pines Boulevard, a major intersection, is down. A downed tree is blocking southbound Palm Avenue between Johnson Street and Pines Boulevard. Crews will respond as soon as conditions allow.