Davie mobile home residents return home to assess damage


DAVIE, Fla. – Mobile home residents in Davie returned home Tuesday to assess their property damage.

"Just a little bit ripped off. We got real lucky, because it's just a little bit," Cammie Harding said.

Harding evacuated her mobile home in Sunshine Village during the hurricane and came home to find some damage.

"We got some shingles missing and a little bit of siding. That's OK. That's easy to fix," she said.

Hurricane Irma not only damaged Harding’s home, but flooded her neighborhood streets.

At one point, the water almost got up to her front door.

"I'm used to it," Harding said. "It just flooded -- what was it, June? We had like a week of rain straight, and it was flooded then, too."

Although the water's all gone, Harding hasn't had any power since the hurricane, forcing her to stay somewhere else.

"It's hot, and at night, you can't see. You don't want to use candles (because) it might burn down," Harding said.

More than 600,000 FPL customers in Broward County were still without power Tuesday afternoon.

"I don't know what else to say. I'm just aggravated," Davie resident Kerry Raymer said.

There also wasn't power at many intersections in Broward County, causing drivers to maneuver their way through without working traffic lights.

FPL has crews coming in from around the country to restore power for people throughout the state.

"I don't stay here yet," Harding said. "Either the power's got to come back on or I need a generator before I can stay here again."