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A humorous note on a shutter tells Irma she’s not welcome on the Treasure Coast.
the boardwalk to shreds. On the bright side, the rebuilt
boardwalk was much better. Docks that stick off the boardwalk
out in the river were damaged, though.
Port St. Lucie’s similar boardwalk by Veterans Memorial
Park was not damaged, Sarah Prohaska said. But large signs
were blown over.
St. Lucie County is still estimating damages, Gill said.
In Indian River County, Flescher said mobile or manufactured
homes did sustain damage, particularly with carport
roofs. Residents also lost screen rooms and fences.
“Overall, I’m thankful,” Flescher said summing up the feelings
of officials and residents in all three counties. “It could
have been a Category 5.”
Jaycee Park and other beaches in Vero Beach were left with sand cliffs
that rose more than 8 feet in some places. In some areas rescuers worked
to save hatchlings, from nests that were destroyed or badly damaged on
Treasure Coast beaches.