Drone footage of destruction of Fort Myers Beach, Fla.

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Destruction Seen in Fort Myers Beach in Wake of Hurricane

Parts of southwest Florida suffered heavy damage after Hurricane Ian made landfall as a Category 4 storm on September 28.The Lee County Sheriff’s PIO Julie Martin posted this video to Twitter showing the damage to Times Square in Fort Myers Beach. Businesses are seen with blown-out windows, and the roads are coated in sand.On Thursday, Martin surveyed the coastline from above, writing, “Homes, rentals, and hotels are leveled. Town square is destroyed [and] the pier is gone.” Credit: Julie Martin via Storyful