PUNTA GORDA — Ray Briggs will never forget what looked like “an army” of Florida Power & Light vehicles rolling into town the day after Hurricane Charley hit.
“It was 2,000, but it seemed like 10,000,” the current Punta Gorda emergency management director and fire chief said Tuesday during an FPL-hosted presentation to the media at the Charlotte County Public Safety Building in Punta Gorda. “The proverbial cavalry was here, and we certainly appreciated that.”
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