POWER Keys Energy Services, which covers the South end of Seven Mile Bridge to Key West, reports that 17 percent of their clients now have service in parts of Key West, Stock Island and Key Haven.The Florida Keys Electric Coop, which services the rest of the Keys, has restored power to about 60-65 percent of its service area.
Even if you cannot smell exhaust fumes, you may still be exposed to CO.
If you start to feel sick, dizzy, or weak while using a generator, get to fresh air RIGHT AWAY - DO NOT DELAY.
Opening doors and windows or using fans will not prevent CO buildup in the home.
Although CO can't be seen or smelled, it can rapidly lead to full incapacitation and death.
In the areas that have vacuum sewers in Key Largo and Tavernier, make sure not to stack debris near sewer system breathers, which are in the right of way.
In the Upper Keys they look like small concrete pillars.It has limited power and water and will take the longest in the Keys to return those utilities due to the damage.Key West is making great progress on restoring services and is beginning discussions about when to reopen. Much of the area has water, power, fuel, and open grocery stores and a pharmacy.– DOUGLAS HANKS Sept 15, p.m.: Boaters are encouraged to avoid waters around Key West, as the Port of Key West will remain closed for the weekend, the U. “Vessel operators not abiding by safe boating regulations may endanger themselves or the people around them and may ultimately hamper any ongoing relief efforts in the area,” Cmdr.Lexia Littlejohn, a deputy incident commander for the Coast Guard, said in a prepared statement.“Any citizen out moving around at night will be stopped by law enforcement and will be sent home,” Monroe County Sheriff Office Col. – CAMMY CLARK, SPOKESWOMAN FOR MONROE COUNTY Sept 15, p.m.: Winn-Dixie opened a key West grocery store Friday morning, following Publix reopened its first location there on Thursday. The pharmacy is also open, and Winn-Dixe said any prescription bottle can be refilled inside.