Gov. Scott visits Tampa to thank law enforcement and first responders after Hurricane Irma

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — Governor Rick Scott is scheduled to appear in Tampa Tuesday morning to thank local law enforcement, first responders and emergency management officials following Hurricane Irma.

The governor arrived at the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office around 11 a.m. to shake the hands of the men and women who served the community before, during and after Hurricane Irma to make sure families stayed safe.

Governor Scott is also expected to give an update on Hurricane Maria. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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