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Hurricane Irma / Florida / Key West Interviews #1115866

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 12, 2017
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(Bradenton, Florida: Anderson Cooper) Earlier interview held with Lisa Yacovelle-Kronus, who rode out Hurricane Irma in Key West, Florida; aerial scenes shown from Key West of the damages. [By phone, YACOVELLE-KRONUS - says the roads are being cleared, how FEMA is not bringing enough food for the residents; explains why we stayed behind to save the house helping people as a nurse, how there are looters, the curfew, how they stayed in a safe hotel.]

(Bradenton, Florida: Anderson Cooper) Live interview held with Key West city manager Jim Scholl; aerial views of Key West shown. [SCHOLL - talks about two deaths in Key West, how the city avoided worse damage, removing debris, the lack of power & water & getting back to normal operations, the issue of large-scale evacuations from the keys, plans to restore water; questions the damage estimates out there.]

(Bradenton, Florida: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(Belle Glade, Florida: Miguel Marquez) The lack of electricity & water sources in Florida featured; scenes shown from Belle Glade of damages, people in line for supplies, the dark town at night. [Outside, Ms WALKER - wonders about when the electricity will be back on.] [Resident Fontelle BASIE‡- worries about life without electricity & where food comes from.] [Belle Glade Mayor Steve WILSON†- recalls the mandatory evacuation.] The prospects for getting the electricity back on on the west coast of Florida discussed.

(Bradenton, Florida: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(North Tampa: Diane Gallagher) The plans to control the fuel supply in Florida featured; scenes shown from a North Tampa gas station that has no fuel while people wait in line.

Cooper, Anderson;
Marquez, Miguel;
Gallagher, Diane

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