ESCAMBIA COUNTY HURRICANE DAMAGES

Initial damage assessments to both public and private property in Escambia County from Hurricane Sally are estimated at 309 million dollars. The estimate includes 629 private buildings with major damage and 44 buildings that were destroyed in both the city and the county. 915 buildings and 168 buildings suffered minor damage. The total amount of damage to public property in both the county and city is estimated at nearly 183 million dollars. While FEMA assistance has been approved for Escambia County businesses, local leaders continue to push for individual FEMA assistance for county residents. If you have damage, you’re urged to send photos and a brief description of what happened to hurricanesally@myescambia.com.

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