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Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Coast Guard Rescues More than 100 in Jacksonville
Coast Guard Flood Punt Teams conduct rescue operations in Jacksonville, Florida, Sept. 11, 2017. The Coast Guard has deployed assets and resources from across the country to assist in rescue operations for Hurricane Irma. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo/Released)
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Coast Guard Flood Punt Teams rescued more than 100 people Monday in Jacksonville.

The Coast Guard has deployed assets and resources from across the country to assist in rescue operations for Hurricane Irma.

Flood Punt Team from Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Paducah, Kentucky, saved 91 lives and 41 pets.

Flood Punt Team from Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Huntington, West Virginia, saved 18 lives, 5 pets and conducted 150 wellness checks.

Flood Punt Team from Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Sector Lower Mississippi River, Tennessee saved 9 lives, a pet and conducted 900 wellness checks.

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