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After Hurricane Irma: Boca Beaches Suffered Millions In Damage

Alexandra Clough
Palm Beach Post
McKinley Markham, 4, holds up her drawing of Hurricane Irma at the downtown Boca Raton library on Wednesday.

The city of Boca Raton suffered “several million dollars” worth of damage to its beaches from Hurricane Irma, Mayor Susan Haynie said Wednesday.


“The dunes got crushed,” said Chrissy Gibson, city spokeswoman.


In addition, 49 percent of the city remained without power as of noon on Wednesday, Gibson said.


The city, like the rest of county, is slated to have its power restored by Sunday, Gibson said. In the interim, the county’s midnight to 6 a.m. curfew will be enforced in the city.


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