Post-Hurricane Michael Assistance for Bay County

Post-Hurricane Michael Assistance for Bay County

Coast Guard HeloThe City of Fort Walton Beach is doing its part to assist victims of Hurricane Michael. The Fort Walton Beach Medical Center is receiving patients and rescued victims from the Bay County area. Military helicopters are utilizing the new Fort Walton Beach Fire Training Facility as a landing zone and ground transfer point for victims of Hurricane Michael. Helicopters began utilizing the Training Facility earlier today. Fire Chief Ken Perkins said, “The City of Fort Walton Beach stands ready to provide whatever assistance it can for the victims of Hurricane Michael.

There is currently no estimate on how many landings are expected or how long the landing area will be needed.