A day after Irma had cleared south Florida, Teresa Focaracci, her son, his girlfriend and their friends headed back home from the Springhill Suites on Navarre Beach. They were six people, five large dogs and a cat crammed into two cars, and rode out the storm in the hotel.
For roughly 14 hours they made the trek home to Lighthouse Point Focaracci said.
“We passed several stations that had no gas on the way. Lines were up the wazoo at others. You would finally get up to the pump and it would be cash only,” she said.
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