Monroe County Fire Rescue cleared a head-on collision Friday between a fuel tanker and utility truck at Cudjoe Key, where Hurricane Irma unleashed her fury. The Overseas Highway was shut down for hours.
Hurricane Irma landed her dirtiest punch on Florida’s southwest coast, flooding the historic fishing villages of Everglades City and Chokoloskee with layers of mud residents are still struggling to recover from.
Divers making survey inspections of Key Largo’s coral reefs and shipwrecks soon after Hurricane Irma came back smiling. “The reefs look spectacular, compared to what we thought they would look like,” said Billy Wise, general manager for Rainbow Reef Dive Center in Key Largo.