For Immediate Release: October 20, 2017
Contact: Jan Thornburg, Sr. Communications Manager 941-954-2613
Sarasota, FL: As crews complete the first pass through residential neighborhoods collecting storm debris from Hurricane Irma, commercial property owners are being reminded that storm debris collection is the responsibility of the commercial property owner.
Commercial property owners are advised to consult their property insurance coverage regarding storm debris removal or contact the FEMA Small Business Program for assistance.
FEMA will reimburse the City of Sarasota only for costs associated with residential storm debris collection.
For information about residential storm debris collection, please contact the Hurricane Irma Storm Debris Removal Hotline: 855-428-4526.
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