In The Run-Up To Irma, Florida County Hired Sign Language Interpreter Who Spoke 'Gibberish'

In the run-up to Hurricane Irma, Manatee County, Florida is accused of using a sign language interpreter who spoke 'gibberish' when issuing emergency instructions according to Alabama.com.

In the run-up to Hurricane Irma, Manatee County, Florida is accused of using a sign language interpreter who spoke 'gibberish' when issuing emergency instructions according to Alabama.com.

Officials in Manatee County, Florida are under fire after an interpreter for the deaf warned about pizza and monsters during an emergency briefing related to Hurricane Irma. Members of the deaf community said Greene mostly signed gibberish, referencing "pizza," "monsters," and using the phrase "help you at that time to use bear big," during the event. Other information signed to viewers was incomplete, experts said.

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