Florida Staggers From Rescue Operations Toward Recovery

Southern Florida staggered from rescue toward recuperation Tuesday morning as tropical storm Irma bore north, forcing evacuations in coastal Georgia and South Carolina. Florida Power and Light said it has organized the largest restoration brigade ever assembled in the United States: more than 19,000 line workers, arborists and other technicians, though power may not be restored for weeks to all of the more than 6 million Floridians still in the dark.

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