Polk County creates hotline for Hurricane Ian debris

Starting Friday, residents can call 800-375-0844

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POLK COUNTY, Fla. – Polk County officials announced a new hotline to help those with questions about debris as a result of Hurricane Ian.

Starting Friday, residents will be able to call the Hurricane Ian debris hotline to get any questions they may have answered.

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In a news release, county officials said the Polk County Waste & Recycling Division will not be collecting or disposing of any debris left from Hurricane Ian, and urged residents to separate debris from typical garbage.

The hotline number is 800-375-0844.

You can find more information here.

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