Miami-Dade sends more help to Fort Myers Beach as rescue efforts continue

South Florida continues to send support to the west coast offering aid to those in need.

The Miami-Dade Police Department gathered in Miami Gardens as they prepared to head over to Fort Myers Beach, Wednesday morning.

Residents of the city got the worse of the storm as winds and storm surges from Hurricane Ian demolished homes and businesses, but many teams and volunteers have been helping them.

Around 8 a.m., the 25 officers, who are part of the agency’s Rapid Deployment Force, are set to leave for the west coast.

They specialize in crowd management, building searches, and the operation

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