Par 4 Mobile Home Park FEMA trailers to get power Saturday

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Saturday is a big day at Par 4 Mobile Home Park in Collier County.

FEMA trailers have been sitting on the property without power, so nobody needing assistance could move in.

FPL crews arrive. CREDIT: Jimmy Gaughan

The hope is that power will be connected to four FEMA trailers by the end of the day. The trailers were delivered in December but are still empty because they don’t have power.

Jimmy Gaughan, the manager of Par 4 Mobile Home, spoke with WINK News about what’s going on.

“The people that are coming here now that have been approved by FEMA and approved by my corporation, they are actually homeowners, they’re seniors, they’re living in shelters now while they try and put their lives back together and rebuild their homes or we have one couple he’s sleeping on the friend’s floor she’s sleeping on the couch, and they’re trying to rebuild their home in Bonita, it’s tough,” Gaughan said.

FPL arrives at Par 4 Mobile Home community. CREDIT: Jimmy Gaughan

Shortly before 11:30 a.m., Gaughan let WINK News know FPL crews are at the mobile home community. The next step is for Gaughan to contact FEMA, and then FEMA will let residents know they can move in.

“I have Doc over here he’s been saving up food to give the people little food cash when they come in so they have some food to eat, and the people all around are excited, and they’re ready to help and get to know the new people in the community and I’m also playing match-maker with some of the dogs,” Gaughan said.

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