LaBelle, Fla. – Buses will be available in Clewiston to transport
evacuees from the mandatory evacuation zone in eastern Hendry County beginning at 10am,
Saturday, September 9, 2017.
Parking and citizen pick up will be at the Clewiston commerce park area across from the Hendry
County Health Department on the West side of Olympia Street.
Pick up begins at 10am on Saturday and buses will run regularly until 1:30pm on Saturday.
After 1:30, buses will NOT be transporting evacuees as weather is forecasted to decline in the
mid to late afternoon Saturday.
This transportation is for evacuees in the mandatory evacuation zone who do not have the
means to evacuate on their own.
It is asked that residents who are able to evacuate on their own would do so now and save the
available transportation for those without other transportation options.
The mandatory evacuation zone includes the City of Clewiston, Hookers Point, Harlem,
Flaghole, Montura Ranch Estates and the communities located within the Mid-County MSBU
which includes Ladeca, Pioneer Plantation and Leon-Dennis Subdivision (Al Don Farming
Residents are strongly urged to gather important personal items and plan to evacuate
Hendry County has established a hotline for residents with questions and concerns regarding
The number for this hotline is: 863-674- 5410