Florida Governor Scott Offers National Guard To Sandy Impacted States


BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Florida Governor Rick Scott tonight is offering Florida's National Guard and other resources to states that are being pummeled by Hurricane Sandy.

As stunning images are being broadcast from Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York, the Governor's office issued the following statement:

Governor Rick Scott made the following statement today offering assistance to states that could potentially be impacted by Hurricane Sandy.

“Florida’s emergency managers are experienced in protecting our 19 million residents and millions of visitors each year. Our emergency management staff, National Guard, emergency response equipment and resources are on standby to support our fellow East Coast states, in the event they are needed. Many of Florida’s private-sector companies are also answering the call to help fellow Americans. The thoughts and prayers of our state are with those in the storm’s path.”