Florida State Watch Office Daily Incident Report for Thursday, October 11, 2018

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FLORIDA DIVISION OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
STATE WATCH OFFICE
DAILY INCIDENT REPORT


Incident Number: 2018-6343 
Incident Name: PLB Activation 
Occurred: 10/10/2018   20:35 ET 
Reported to SWO: 10/10/2018   20:35 ET 
Affecting: Highlands 
Involving: Search & Rescue 
Summary: The AFRCC reported an activated unregistered PLB in the Sebring area. Local law enforcement was notified. The signal later ceased before it could be located.
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2018-6342 
Incident Name: Wastewater Release 
Occurred: 10/10/2018   09:25 ET 
Reported to SWO: 10/10/2018   20:12 ET 
Affecting: Pasco 
Involving: Wastewater or Effluent Release 
Summary: Over 1,000 gallons of raw sewage released from a cracked force main in the Wesley Chapel area. The release entered a storm drain and entered a retention pond. Clean-up actions reported as complete. 
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2018-6341 
Incident Name: River Flood Warning (Chipola River at Marianna) 
Occurred: 10/10/2018   18:57 ET 
Reported to SWO: 10/10/2018   18:57 ET 
Affecting: Jackson 
Involving: Weather Advisories 
Summary: River Flood Warning for the Chipola River at Marianna until further notice. 
Status: Open 

Incident Number: 2018-6340 
Incident Name: Unknown Sheen 
Occurred: 10/10/2018   18:52 ET 
Reported to SWO: 10/10/2018   18:52 ET 
Affecting: Palm Beach 
Involving: Petroleum Spill 
Summary: A petroleum sheen was reported in the Boca Raton area. 
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2018-6339 
Incident Name: River Flood Warning ( Apalachicola River near Blountstown) 
Occurred: 10/10/2018   18:40 ET 
Reported to SWO: 10/10/2018   18:40 ET 
Affecting: Calhoun, Franklin, Gulf, Liberty 
Involving: Weather Advisories 
Summary: River Flood Warning for the Apalachicola River near Blountstown until further notice. 
Status: Open 

Incident Number: 2018-6338 
Incident Name: Potential Petroleum Release 
Occurred: 10/10/2018   09:00 ET 
Reported to SWO: 10/10/2018   17:27 ET 
Affecting: Taylor 
Involving: Petroleum Spill 
Summary: A private citizen in Perry reported that shrimp boats are dumping diesel fuel into the water.
Status: Assigned 

Incident Number: 2018-6337 
Incident Name: Wastewater Release 
Occurred: 10/10/2018   08:00 ET 
Reported to SWO: 10/10/2018   16:50 ET 
Affecting: Miami-Dade 
Involving: Wastewater or Effluent Release 
Summary: Approximately 800 gallons of raw sewage released from a force main, which runs under a bridge, due to a break in the pipe. Approximately 400 gallons of the release went into Biscayne Bay. Clean-up conducted by the reporting party. 
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2018-6336 
Incident Name: I-95 Road Closure (MM165) 
Occurred: 10/10/2018   17:03 ET 
Reported to SWO: 10/10/2018   17:15 ET 
Affecting: Brevard 
Involving: Road Closure or DOT Issue 
Summary: All lanes of I-95 were closed for an extended period in the Micco area due to a traffic crash. A semi-truck caught fire and burned in the median. 
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2018-6335 
Incident Name: Hospital Evacuation 
Occurred: 10/10/2018   17:13 ET 
Reported to SWO: 10/10/2018   17:13 ET 
Affecting: Calhoun, Jackson, Washington 
Involving: Population Protection Actions, Weather Reports 
Summary: The Calhoun Liberty Hospital was evacuated due to structural damage from Hurricane Michael. Five patients had to be transported to other hospitals. All other patients reportedly were able to return home. 
Status: Open 

Incident Number: 2018-6334 
Incident Name: Petroleum Release 
Occurred: 10/10/2018   14:36 ET 
Reported to SWO: 10/10/2018   17:08 ET 
Affecting: Lee 
Involving: Petroleum Spill 
Summary: Petroleum sheen reported near Gasparilla Island State Park. 
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2018-6332 
Incident Name: NOAA Transmitter Outages 
Occurred: 10/10/2018   16:31 ET 
Reported to SWO: 10/10/2018   16:31 ET 
Affecting: 
 Bay, Franklin, Holmes, Jackson, Leon
Involving: Weather Reports 
Summary: The National Weather Service office located in Tallahassee reported that several NOAA Weather Radio Transmitters were down due to damage from Hurricane Michael. The transmitters were located in Eastpoint, Panama City, Tallahassee, Sneads and one in Holmes County. 
Status: Open 

Incident Number: 2018-6331 
Incident Name: Generating Capacity Shortage Alert 
Occurred: 10/10/2018   16:03 ET 
Reported to SWO: 10/10/2018   16:29 ET 
Affecting: NO COUNTIES ADDED AT THIS TIME 
Involving: Utility Disruption or Emergency 
Summary: The FRCC Regional Coordinator issued a Energy Emergency Alert Wednesday afternoon due to storm conditions in northwest Florida. 
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2018-6329 
Incident Name: SR 82 Road Closure 
Occurred: 10/10/2018   15:58 ET 
Reported to SWO: 10/10/2018   16:17 ET 
Affecting: Lee 
Involving: Road Closure or DOT Issue 
Summary: All lanes of SR-82 were closed in the Lehigh Acres area for an extended period due to a traffic crash.
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2018-6328 
Incident Name: Unconfirmed Tornado Touchdown 
Occurred: 10/10/2018   15:20 ET 
Reported to SWO: 10/10/2018   15:20 ET 
Affecting: Bradford 
Involving: Weather Reports 
Summary: An unconfirmed tornado touchdown was reported near Camp Blanding, moving towards Starke. No major damages, injuries, or fatalities reported. 
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2018-6327 
Incident Name: Wastewater Release 
Occurred: 10/10/2018   14:39 ET 
Reported to SWO: 10/10/2018   14:39 ET 
Affecting: Marion 
Involving: Wastewater or Effluent Release 
Summary: A private citizen reported a wastewater release in the Silver Springs area. The release occurred from a Waste Treatment Plant due to a ruptured pipeline. The release has entered the private citizens back yard and into a nearby lake. The treatment plant has applied lime but has not conducted clean-up of release. 
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2018-6326 
Incident Name: Diesel Release 
Occurred: 10/10/2018   14:48 ET 
Reported to SWO: 10/10/2018   14:48 ET 
Affecting: Duval 
Involving: Petroleum Spill 
Summary: Small petroleum sheen reported in Jacksonville. 
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2018-6325 
Incident Name: Tornado Watch #407 
Occurred: 10/10/2018   14:42 ET 
Reported to SWO: 10/10/2018   14:53 ET 
Affecting: Region 2, Region 3 
Involving: Weather Advisories 
Summary: Tornado Watch 407 in effect until 2 AM EDT Thursday. 
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2018-6322 
Incident Name: Diesel Release 
Occurred: 10/10/2018   13:11 ET 
Reported to SWO: 10/10/2018   13:11 ET 
Affecting: Duval 
Involving: Petroleum Spill 
Summary: Petroleum sheen reported at the Mayport Naval Station in Jacksonville. 
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2018-6321 
Incident Name: SR 70 Road Closure (at I-75) 
Occurred: 10/10/2018   12:05 ET 
Reported to SWO: 10/10/2018   12:31 ET 
Affecting: Manatee 
Involving: Road Closure or DOT Issue, Vehicle 
Summary: All eastbound lanes of SR-70 were closed at the I-75 intersection in the Lakewood Ranch area due to a four-car traffic crash. 
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2018-6320 
Incident Name: Petroleum Release 
Occurred: 10/10/2018   07:35 ET 
Reported to SWO: 10/10/2018   11:40 ET 
Affecting: Volusia 
Involving: Petroleum Spill 
Summary: Approximately 60 gallons of diesel released in the Deland area due to a punctured fuel tank on a semi-truck. No storm drains or waterways affected. Clean-up conducted by the local fire department. 
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2018-6319 
Incident Name: Wastewater Release 
Occurred: 10/10/2018   09:30 ET 
Reported to SWO: 10/10/2018   11:29 ET 
Affecting: Miami-Dade 
Involving: Wastewater or Effluent Release 
Summary: Approximately 800 gallons of raw sewage released in Miami Beach due to a ruptured force main. The release entered Biscayne Bay. No clean-up actions reported. 
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2018-6318 
Incident Name: Petroleum Release 
Occurred: 10/10/2018   10:52 ET 
Reported to SWO: 10/10/2018   10:57 ET 
Affecting: Lee 
Involving: Petroleum Spill 
Summary: Unknown sheen reported in the Cape Coral area. 
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2018-6317 
Incident Name: Wastewater Release 
Occurred: 10/9/2018   15:00 ET 
Reported to SWO: 10/10/2018   09:52 ET 
Affecting: Hillsborough 
Involving: Wastewater or Effluent Release 
Summary: Approximately 1,000 gallons of treated effluent released in the Plant City area due to a ruptured transfer line. No storm drains or waterways affected. No clean-up actions reported. 
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2018-6316 
Incident Name: Unknown Sheen 
Occurred: 10/10/2018   09:43 ET 
Reported to SWO: 10/10/2018   09:43 ET 
Affecting: Miami-Dade 
Involving: Petroleum Spill 
Summary: Petroleum sheen reported in Miami. 
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2018-6315 
Incident Name: Petroleum Release 
Occurred: 10/10/2018   09:24 ET 
Reported to SWO: 10/10/2018   09:36 ET 
Affecting: Palm Beach 
Involving: Petroleum Spill 
Summary: Caller reports a release of 1 ounce of oil from a chainsaw into a pond in Loxahatchee. Booms and pads are being used for clean-up. 
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2018-6314 
Incident Name: Potential Hazmat Release 
Occurred: 10/10/2018   07:42 ET 
Reported to SWO: 10/10/2018   08:18 ET 
Affecting: Martin 
Involving: Hazardous Materials 
Summary: A sealed five gallon container with an unknown liquid inside was reported found in the surf of a beach in the Stewart area.
Status: Closed 



Total Incidents: 26 

 

 

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