Gulf Coast Operators Prepare for Hurricane Ivan

Rental operators on the Gulf Coast, from Louisiana bayou country to Florida's Panhandle, are scrambling to move fleet and evacuate the region in anticipation of Hurricane Ivan.

The hurricane watch covers coastal areas in Florida, Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana.

Ivan has already caused 68 deaths in the Caribbean, according to published news reports. Authorities have warned that Ivan's winds could reach 160 mph on Thursday.

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