Former Dayton Fire Chief and his wife stuck in Fort Myers

Photo provided by Jan Fleming

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) –  A former Dayton couple is stuck in Fort Myers after trying to wait for Hurricane Irma to pass.

Former Dayton Fire District Chief Ron Fleming and his wife Jan live on an island in Florida and heard about the hurricane but stayed in the state because they did not think the storm would come straight for them.The couple tells 2 NEWS they are staying at a friend’s house in Fort Myers.

Jan took a picture of a convenience store boarded up at the end of their street near their house.

Photo provided by Jan Fleming

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