STATE OF EMERGENCY DECLARED

Marco Island Prepares for Hurricane Irma

According to a statement from the Marco Island Police Department, in anticipation of Hurricane Irma, the City of Marco Island has declared a State of Emergency. Collier County has not made a decision regarding mandatory evacuation or opening shelters at this time. We will keep you informed should this occur. As Marco Island is a flood zone and a mandatory evacuation […]

Update on Hurricane Irma

By Steve “Stef” Stefanides Fire Chief Michael Murphy couldn’t have been clearer about his reflections regarding Hurricane Irma; “This is Hurricane Andrew on steroids,” said Murphy when updating the Marco Island City Council at their Tuesday night meeting. Murphy knows a little bit about that, having spent over three decades in the fire/rescue services in the Broward County area. Broward […]

Marco Island Prepares For Hurricane

Updated 9/6/17 3:00 PM

By Steve “Stef” Stefanides Marco Island Public Safety personnel have been carefully watching the progress of Hurricane Irma since it appeared on the scene over a week ago off the coast of Africa and started its long trek across the Atlantic towards our area. Police Chief Al Schettino and Fire Chief Michael Murphy have been in constant contact with their counterparts […]