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State of Emergency declared in Sarasota County

Sarasota County EOC
Posted at 10:37 AM, Sep 07, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-07 10:37:00-04

SARASOTA, FL (WWSB) - A local  state of emergency has been declared in Sarasota County ahead of Hurricane Irma. 

The Emergency Operations Center continues to monitor the storm and consult with local and state partners. 

Sarasota County Commission Chairman Paul Caragiulo is also reminding citizens to "stay calm, stay alert and be prepared" as Hurricane Irma approaches.