The Lee County Sheriff's Office confirmed Wednesday night that inmates in the Lee County Jail facilities are safe.
The two facilities are at 2115 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and 2501 Ortiz Avenue.
Boil-water notice: Hurricane Ian: Lee County issues countywide boil-water notice Thursday
Marceno on national TV: Lee Sheriff Carmine Marceno speaks on CNN ahead of Hurricane Ian: 'We're ready for everything'
Officials said in an abundance of caution, inmates were relocated within the main jail to a higher floor.
Collier County jails
Karie Partington, spokesperson for the Collier County Sheriff's Office, confirmed no deaths or injuries were recorded in their jurisdiction.
Tomas Rodriguez is a Breaking/Live News Reporter for the Naples Daily News and The News-Press. You can reach Tomas at TRodriguez@gannett.com or 772-333-5501. Connect with him on Twitter @TomasFRoBeltran, Instagram @tomasfrobeltran and TikTok @tomasfrodriguez.
This article originally appeared on Fort Myers News-Press: Inmates at both Lee jail facilities safe following Hurricane Ian