(239) 390-8000 ~ 21500 Three Oaks Parkway, Estero, Florida 33928

Lee County has announced evacuations planned for Friday.

Mandatory evacuation orders will be issued tomorrow morning for:

– Barrier islands, including Bonita Beach, Fort Myers Beach, Sanibel, Captiva, and Pine Island

– Mobile and manufactured homes throughout Lee County

The following shelters will be open for evacuees at 9 a.m. Friday:

1. East Lee County High School, 715 Thomas Sherwin Ave., Lehigh Acres

2. Varsity Lakes Middle School, 801 Gunnery Road., Lehigh Acres

3. Harns Marsh Middle School, 1820 Unice Ave. N., Lehigh Acres

4. Oak Hammock Middle School, 5321 Tice St., Fort Myers

5. Island Coast High School, 2125 De Navarra Pkwy., Cape Coral

6. South Ft. Myers High School, 14020 Plantation Road., Fort Myers

7. Estero Rec Center, 9200 Corkscrew Palms Road., Estero

Tolls at Lee County’s three bridges – Midpoint, Cape Coral and Sanibel Causeway – are suspended until further notice.

Media attending the 4 p.m. briefing are asked to be at the EOC by 3:45 p.m.

Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. ~ John 15:13

Susan M. Lindenmuth, MS, CDM

Public Relations Manager

Estero Fire Rescue

Chair, Region 6 Joint Media Information, Regional Domestic Security Task Force (RDSTF)

DEM Region 6 Coordinator, Florida Association of Public Information Officers (www.fapio.org)

21500 Three Oaks Parkway

Estero, FL 33928

Ph: (239) 390-8000

Fax: (239) 390-8020

Cell: (239) 691-4123