{FD} Tattooed, shirtless looters arrested for stealing power pole as police turn up the heat

Two men were arrested Wednesday after an officer found a utility pole strapped to the top of a vehicle in Jacksonville, days after Hurricane Irma spawned severe flooding in the city, as cops across the Sunshine State work overtime to nab thieves impeding on recovery efforts.

{FD} 8 dead due to intense heat, loss of power at Florida nursing home after Irma

More than 100 people were evacuated from a Florida nursing home Wednesday after eight people were reported dead from conditions at a Hollywood facility, where residents were suffering from intense heat caused by a lack of electricity after deadly Hurricane Irma swept through.

{FD} Irma’s center nears Tampa after unleashing damaging winds, floods in march up Florida

Storm surges are expected in Naples and other areas of Florida after Hurricane Irma made landfall on Marco Island Sunday afternoon -- its second landfall in Florida as the state continues to brace for the now-Category 2 storm's strong, 115-mph winds and flooding.

{FD} Hurricane Irma powers up as it nears Florida Keys, back to Category 4 storm

Hurricane Irma gathered new strength early Sunday as it approached the Florida Keys – regaining Category 4 status as the storm that left a deadly path of destruction across the Caribbean swirled on a projected path that puts Florida's west coast under threat for a direct hit.

{FD} Irma’s projected path shifts west; Florida more firmly in crosshairs

Florida Gov. Rick Scott on Thursday urged hundreds of thousands of people to evacuate before Hurricane Irma makes potential landfall — as forecast models on Thursday predicted the storm moving further west, more directly in the state's path.

{FD} Florida governor urges people in Irma’s path to get out: ‘We can’t save you’

Florida Gov. Rick Scott continued Thursday to urge people to evacuate in the state ahead of Hurricane Irma's arrival, a storm set to unleash devastation on Miami as early as Sunday morning.

{FD} Hurricane watch issued for South Florida ahead of Irma, governor says fuel shortages ‘top priority’

A hurricane watch was issued Thursday morning as Irma, a Category 5 storm with 175-mph winds edged closer to South Florida, as preparations for the storm have already left some of the state's gas stations dry, a crisis which the governor said has become a "top priority."