A Miami Coast Guard aircrew rescued two people and three cats who were stranded in Sanibel, Florida, in the wake of Hurricane Ian on September 29.
Video from an MH-65 Dolphin shows the aircrew rescues.
By the afternoon of September 29, more than 700 individuals had been rescued in Charlotte and Lee counties, Florida Gov Ron DeSantis said.
US President Joe Biden issued a major disaster declaration for Florida and warned Ian could turn out to be the deadliest hurricane in state history. Credit: DVIDS via Storyful