Evacuations

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Coast Guard Training Center In Cape May To Be Evacuated Sunday

Coast Guard officials are preparing to evacuate the basic training center in preparation for Sandy, starting Sunday at 2 p.m.

10/27/2012

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Preparations For Hurricane Sandy Underway In Delaware

Hurricane Sandy could well make a direct hit on Delaware and officials in the First State are advising residents to get ready now.

10/26/2012

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NJ Activates State Emergency Operations Center In Advance Of Sandy As Many Towns Prepare For The Worst

The New Jersey State Emergency Operations Center was activated at 8 a.m. today to coordinate preparations related to the storm.

10/26/2012

(Credit: Gloucester Township Police Dept)

Gloucester Township Apartments Briefly Evacuated After Driver Crashes Into Them

Officers from the Gloucester Township Police Department responded to the O Building of the Autumn Ridge Apartments located on Little Gloucester Road in Blackwood after reports of a car into the side of the building.

09/25/2012

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Water Main Break Forces Multiple Evacuations In South Philadelphia

Philadelphia fire officials were using boats to evacuate residents from the area around 21st and Bainbridge Streets in South Philadelphia where a water main broke shortly after 9 p.m. on Sunday.

07/22/2012

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Center City Apartment Complex Evacuated

The Center City One Building, a 30 story residential high-rise located at 1326 Spruce Street, was evacuated for unknown reasons.

05/29/2012

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Three Pipe Bombs Found In Warrington, Area Homes Evacuated

Police called to Warrington for reports of a suspicious device ended up finding three pipe bombs.

05/09/2012

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Delaware Lifts Level 2 Driving Restriction & Mandatory Evacuations

Effective immediately, the Governor, after consulting with state and local emergency officials, is reducing the Level 2 driving restriction in Delaware to a Level 1 driving warning.

08/28/2011

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Philadelphia Declares State Of Emergency Ahead Of Irene

Mayor Michael Nutter says that because of the flooding expected from Hurricane Irene, he has signed a declaration of emergency for the city, the first time one has been issued since 1986.

08/27/2011

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Authorities Order Partial Evacuations In Chester For Hurricane Irene

Officials in Chester, Pennsylvania have ordered evacuations in certain areas in preparation for Hurricane Irene. Those affected are directed to evacuate these areas by noon on Saturday.

08/26/2011

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Cape May Evacuations Underway; Tensions High At Packed Gas Stations

The estimated 750,000 tourists and residents were evacuating the area. Tensions ran high at a Cape May gas station as some motorists argued over gas lines.

08/25/2011

County Emergency Management Director Frank McCall tracks projected path of Hurricane Irene (credit: Mike DeNardo)

Evacuations Ordered In Parts Of Atlantic, Cape May And Ocean Counties Ahead Of Hurricane Irene

A mandatory evacuation of Cape May County’s barrier islands began Thursday afternoon, and an evacuation of the rest of the county’s residents was ordered for 8 a.m. Friday.

08/25/2011

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Delaware Gov. Markell Orders State Of Emergency, Urges Residents To Evacuate

Gov. Jack Markell has declared a state of emergency for Delaware as Hurricane Irene approaches.

08/25/2011

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American Red Cross Urges Immediate Blood Donations Prior To Hurricane Irene’s Arrival

Hurricane Irene could affect blood collections along the east coast at a time when the nation’s blood supply is already low. The Red Cross is urging those who are eligible to give blood prior to the storm’s arrival.

08/25/2011

(Photos by Mike DeNardo)

Part 1: How Vulnerable Is The NJ Shore?

Is the New Jersey coastline overdue for a direct impact from a hurricane? KYW’s Mike DeNardo reports.

07/01/2011

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