Sarah Bloomquist reports on the aftermath of Hurricane Florence

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Tuesday, September 18, 2018
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Residents are now coping with the aftermath of Hurricane Florence. Sarah Bloomquist reports during Action News at 6 p.m. on September 17, 2018.

JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (WPVI) -- The numbers coming in from Hurricane Florence are helping to describe the depths of this tragedy:

  • 32 confirmed deaths so far
  • Almost 500,000 people are currently without power
  • More than 2,600 people and 300 pets have had to be rescued from inundated areas
  • And more than 1,200 roads remain closed

Action News reporter Sarah Bloomquist spoke to several residents on how they are coping in the aftermath of Florence.

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