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Hurricane Irma: Three-quarters of one Florida county still without power

September 15, 2017 1:20 AM
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Hurricane Irma: Three-quarters of one Florida county still without power

Widespread destruction in the Florida Keys

Children clean a dirty mattress from a flooded home in Immokalee, Florida, on Thursday, September 14. Hurricane Irma laid waste to beautiful Caribbean islands and caused historic destruction across Florida. The cleanup will take weeks; recovery will take months.

On September 14, President Donald Trump, Vice President Mike Pence and first lady Melania Trump hand out food to people impacted by Hurricane Irma in Naples, Florida.

A classic Volkswagen sits in floodwaters September 13 in Middleburg, Florida. Flooding from the Black Creek topped the previous high-water mark by about 7 feet.

Jose Encarnacion pulls a chicken from a cage as he gathers belongings from his flooded house in Bonita Springs, Florida, on September 12.

Joseph Dupuis III stacks boxes off the floor in his parents' water-logged apartment in Jacksonville, Florida, on September 12.

Motorists in Estero, Florida, fill gas cans September 12, moments before police shut the station down because of a curfew.

Mike Gilbert and his daughter Brooke embrace in front of a relative's destroyed condominium building in Islamorada in the Florida Keys on September 12.

Members of the US Coast Guard operate in floodwaters during rescue missions in Hastings, Florida, on September 12.

Waist-deep in floodwater, Shelly Hughes gets her first look at the inside of her camper in Arcadia, Florida, on September 12.

In the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, a house slides into the Atlantic Ocean in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, on Monday, September 11.

Chris Stokes works in the mud as he helps clean up damage to his father's convenience store in Everglades City, Florida, on September 11.

Ashley Tomberg drags a tree branch from the roof of a neighbor's house in Gainesville, Florida, on September 11.

Kelly McClenthen and her boyfriend, Daniel Harrison, walk through floodwaters in Bonita Springs on September 11.

Catharine Taylor Woods cleans up a broken awning outside her building in Wauchula, Florida, on September 11.

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Source: cnn.com

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