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Urgent Generator Safety Tips

On behalf of Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs, please read this urgent safety message: As so many individuals are still without power, generator use will continue to be widespread. Please use the following safety precautions when using generators: Generators should only be used in well-ventilated locations OUTSIDE at least five feet away from all doors, […]

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Orange County Office Of Emergency Management 11:30 a.m. Sept. 12, Press Briefing

It’s been more than 24 hours now since Hurricane Irma impacted Central Florida. The Orange County Emergency Operations Center (EOC) remains at a level...

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The Importance of Hiring a Licensed Contractor

No matter the reason or the season, from remodeling projects to gearing up for hurricane season in Orange County, protecting yourself from fraudulent contractors...

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Orange County Office Of Emergency Management 1:30 P.M. Sept. 11, Press Briefing

The following updates are from Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs and Orange County’s Office of Emergency Management: CURFEW Orange County remains under curfew until...

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Orange County’s Office of Emergency Management 10 a.m. Sept. 11, Press Briefing

Orange County’s Office of Emergency Management advises residents to stay safe as recovery efforts begin for Hurricane Irma. To put Hurricane Irma into perspective,...

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Orange County Office Of Emergency Management 6:15 P.M., Sept. 10 Press Briefing

Orange County’s Office of Emergency Management is advising residents to stay vigilant and informed on the path of Hurricane Irma.  Even though the brunt...

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Orange County Office Of Emergency Management 10 A.M. Press Briefing

Orange County, Fla. – Sept. 10, 2017 – Orange County’s Office of Emergency Management is advising residents to stay vigilant and informed on the...

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Orange County Curfew To Take Effect Sunday, Sept. 10 At 7 P.M.

In an effort to ensure safety, Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs, in her official capacity as Director of Emergency Management, which includes unincorporated and...

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Orange County Office Of Emergency Management Press Briefing Sept. 9, 12 p.m.

Orange County’s Office of Emergency Management is advising residents to stay vigilant and informed as Hurricane Irma approaches the state of Florida. Orange County...

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Orange County Mayor And Office Of Emergency Management: Hurricane Irma Media Briefing, 11 A.M. Sept. 9

WHAT:          Hurricane Irma Media Briefing WHEN:          Saturday, Sept. 9, 11 A.M., Media Set up 10:40 A.M. WHO:           Orange County Mayor Teresa...

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