LIVE OAK, Fla. - As people across North Florida and Southeast Florida clean up In the wake all the damage left behind by Tropical Storm Debby, one of the most affected counties is warning of people doing door-to-door trying to pass themselves off as Federal Emergency Management Agency officials.
FEMA Director Brian Koon said Monday that preliminary assessment of damages caused by Debby would begin at 10 a.m. Tuesday in Suwannee County, but Suwannee County received reports of people claiming to be with FEMA were going through neighborhoods over the weekend.
Suwannee County Emergency Management urged citizens to ask for property identification before giving out any information.
Gov. Rick Scott made a request to President Barack Obama that the state of Florida receive a major disaster declaration to assist Florida counties impacted by Debby, and FEMA would have about 20 teams making damage assessments.