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(Source: Bruno Giglio) Water could be seen sluicing from light fixtures at the Adrienne Arsht center after heavy rain and a clogged drain line combined to flood the 6 year old theater.

Heavy Rains Force Arsht Center Evacuation

There is usually no waterfall in the staging of The Lion King, but theatergoers attending a sold-out performance of the play Sunday night were forced to evacuate the theater shortly after intermission when water flowing from the ceiling began to flood the lobby.


(Source: CBS4) What appears to be a mine seen floating about 1 mile off John U Lloys State Park

Mysterious Beach Object Identified

The mysterious object in the water which prompted evacuations at John U. Lloyd State Park Thursday afternoon is a harmless training device.



Carnival Announces Company Wide Safety Audit After Concordia Disaster

Stunned by a clear failure of evacuation and emergency procedures when it’s Costa Concordia foundered off the Tuscan coast, parent company Carnival Cruise lines announced Thursday that it would examine those procedures across the board, for every cruise line it owns, and even bring in outside help.


(Source: CBS4) PortMiami is considered the world's busiest port.

Suspicious Package Forces Evacuation Of Cruise Ship Terminal

A routine check of a suspicious package at a Port of Miami cruise ship terminal forced an evacuation Friday morning after a police dog called in to check the package alerted, prompting police to take a closer look.


(CBS4) Miami-Dade Fire Rescue crews evacuate the Country Walk Plaza after a gas leak.

SW Dade Shopping Center Reopens After Gas Leak Capped

A South Florida shopping center re-opened Friday evening in the community of Country Walk after a potentially dangerous gas leak behind a Publix supermarket forced it’s closure.


(Source: AP)

Navy Orders Ships Out of Virginia

U.S. Navy ships stationed in Virginia have been ordered to leave Norfolk Naval Station in preparation for Hurricane Irene.



Evacuations Begin On Tiny NC Island Ahead Of Irene

Tourists on a North Carolina barrier island have begun evacuating as Hurricane Irene heads for the East Coast. Irene strengthened to a major Category 3 storm over the Bahamas on Wednesday. Its sustained winds increased to near 115 mph with additional strengthening expected.


(Source: CBS4) A member of the Ft. Lauderdale Police Bomb Squad places a box into a containemnt unit, after checking reports a vial of potentially explosive Ammonium Nitrate was found in a religious school

Explosive Scare Forces Ft. Lauderdale Christian School Evacuation

The Ft. Lauderdale police bomb squad entered a religious school near Federal Highway Friday morning, after a science teacher found a vial containing a potentially explosive chemical. The building was evacuated as a precaution.


(Source: CBS) Tropical Storm Emily formed in the Caribbean at 8 PM Monday. The initial 5 day forecast places Florida in the risk area.

Tropical Storm Emily Forms In The Caribbean

The fifth named storm has formed in the Caribbean, according to the National Hurricane Center.


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Gas Leak Interrupts Games At Coconut Creek Casino

Some South Florida gamblers had their game interrupted Wednesday morning when the Seminole Casino in Coconut Creek was evacuated due to a gas leak.