Irma Recovery

video

Work ramps up even more to repair Punta Gorda seawalls from Hurricane Irma damage

An area in Punta Gorda has been tapped off as crews began removing chunks of crumbled seawall from a backyard Thursday morning. Work to repair...
video

Homeowners with Irma damage can possibly receive tax relief

Almost a year after Hurricane Irma struck, residents in Timberwood Village in South Fort Myers are still picking up the pieces. Homeowners like Alfred and...
video

Sea wall crumbles just feet away from Naples home

Nine months after Hurricane Irma and one Naples resident is still begging her homeowner association to fix her crumbling seawall. "My bedroom is right here,"...
video

Cooler sea temperatures could mean a slower hurricane season

Nine months ago, Hurricane Irma hit Southwest Florida and left it a mess. "I think it was one storm that, I think, a lot of...
video

Bicyclist warns of debris dangers amid hurricane season

A Southwest Florida Hurricane Irma survivor hopes to shine a light on the importance of looking out for storm debris dangers after a storm. Renee...
video

Hurricane Irma damages WWII vet’s home, city threatens to condemn

A 93-year-old World War II veteran, Ralph Hauser, and his wife have lived in the same house on Central Avenue for over 60 years. He...
video

Island Park community struggling to recover months after Hurricane Irma

Blue tarps go on for miles and miles in the Island Park community. This thin blue layer used to protect homes from the elements were...

Drainage system failures may have intensified record 2017 flooding

When Island Park Road in south Fort Myers was impassable for days on end during late August torrential rains and then again after Hurricane...

FPL holds storm drill, offers safety tips ahead of hurricane season

Florida Power and Light hosted its annual storm drill on Thursday afternoon ahead of hurricane season. Thousands of people were left without power in September...
video

Lehigh Acres firefighters still working out of trailers since Hurricane Irma

Nearly seven months after Hurricane Irma, firefighters from three different Lehigh Acres stations are working out of temporary headquarters. Station 101 off of Joel Boulevard,...

Latest Headlines