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Canadian snowbirds fly to Florida to assess home damages

Canadian snowbirds fly to Florida to assess home damages
From CTV - September 13, 2017

In the wake of Hurricane Irmas devastation, Canadians who own homes in Florida are flying south to find out whether or not their properties were damaged by the powerful storm.

Global Affairs is still advising against all non-essential travel to Florida and Georgia in connection with the storm. But with flights now reopened, plenty of homeowners were at Torontos Pearson International Airport on Wednesday -- and many are unsure what theyll find when they arrive.

A man with two properties in Florida said one of his houses lost a tree and plenty of shingles.

It looks like the rest of the house is in pretty good shape, but we cant get down the road, he told CTV Toronto.

A woman at the airport said she will get a clearer picture of the damage when she arrives.

From what my daughter says, from contacting her, she says we had a lot of wind, she said.

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