Breaking Curfew News
Update from Commissioner Bryan Nelson at 1PM:
The curfew for Orange County residents will be lifted at 2PM today.
Updates From Commissioner Bryan Nelson at 12:30pm:
43,000 residents in Orange County are without power.
20 traffic lights are out.
1,250 people evacuated to an Orange County shelter.
20 dogs and 1 cat were in pet friendly shelters.
Orlando International Airport is expected to open late Saturday morning.
The Orange County curfew currently set from 10pm last night until 7am tomorrow morning may be lifted at 5pm today.
Updated From Orange County at 11:30am:
Last evening, Mayor Jacobs announced a mandatory curfew to be put into effect for Orange County in an effort to protect the life and safety of all citizens. The curfew is still in effect, but is being assessed and an update is expected this afternoon.
Citizens are encouraged to remain off the roads for their safety and to allow first responders and emergency personnel to do their jobs during restoration. There are exemptions to the curfew:
All pedestrian and vehicular movement, standing and parking, except for individuals commuting to and from places of employment, the provision of fire, police, emergency and hospital services, medical patients, utility emergency repairs and emergency calls by physicians within the above curfew areas, are prohibited during curfew hours.