People Who Refused to Evacuate Wish they Had

Posted by on Friday, October 7, 2016
Photo: Jonathan Lauther

After Hurricane Matthew slammed into the Florida coast as a category three hurricane and a mandatory evacuation order was issued some refused to leave.

Now they are regretting their decision.

On the barrier islands in particular people who did not leave are cut off from the outside world. There are over 100,000 power outages and the sewer system has been shut off.

Damage reports indicate that roof's are torn off houses and there is widespread flooding.

People who are still there cannot yet be rescued as first responders can not reach them.



The Team

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