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Hurricane Irma Debris Removal Information

As Orange County continues recovery efforts after Hurricane Irma, it is important for residents to be informed on debris removal. CITIZEN DROP-OFF SITES Residents are encouraged to take debris to a citizen site designated by Orange County. Those locations can be found at www.ocfl.net/debris. Ten (10) citizen drop-off sites were opened by Orange County on Wednesday, […]

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Orange County Offers Help to Homeowners and Contractors in Securing Permits

Permit Fees for Storm-Damaged Properties Temporarily Waived Homeowners and contractors need to be vigilant about getting repairs made quickly and correctly to storm-damaged properties...

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Orange County Urges Residents to Take Precaution When Using Portable Generators

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs in partnership with Orange County Fire Rescue, held a briefing on generator safety in the wake of Hurricane Irma...

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Orange County Office Of Emergency Management 5 P.M. Sept. 12 Press Briefing

Updates from the Orange County Office of Emergency Management: Debris Drop-Off Sites for Orange County Residents On Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017 Orange County will...

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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...

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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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