Sanibel residents allowed to temporarily return to the island


The City of Sanibel held a news conference on Tuesday to update the recovery efforts in one of the places where Hurricane Ian hit the hardest.

Due to the damage the island sustained, the update was held in the Sanibel Room at the Crowne Plaza in Fort Myers.

Sanibel Mayor Holly Smith said the city is committed to getting back to normal.

Until then, the city is allowing residents to get back on the island during the day on Wednesday to return to their homes and business.

The city is under a 24-hour curfew until 7 a.m. on Wednesday,

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