Port Charlotte gets power more than a week after Hurricane Ian

NORTH PORT, Fla. (WFLA) — Power trucks, linemen, and crews roam around Southwest Florida still, more than a week after Hurricane Ian made its devastating landfall. To the residents, those trucks are a welcome sight — they mean progress.

“We were so pleased,” said Pedro Ruiz. “We were jumping up and down. We were excited.”

Port Charlotte picks up pieces after Hurricane Ian Getting

back to normal in Port Charlotte means getting the lights back on. “I just started jumping up and down,” Ruiz said. “We hugged each other and said, ‘Hey, power, yay!’ We were so excited.” We first introduced you

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