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Hurricane debris pickup set for next week


INDIAN RIVER COUNTY — Tree limbs, bushes, palm fronds and other debris left behind by Hurricane Irma will be collected on public roads in the unincorporated areas of the county starting next week, according to the Emergency Services Department.

An assessment by county staff estimates that there is at least 100,000 cubic yards of vegetative debris from Hurricane Irma. It’s possible that number will increase as assessments continue.

The County is working with FEMA to determine if funding will be available for collection of storm-related debris on private roads, officials said.

Here are some guidelines for preparing vegetative storm debris for pickup:


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