The Glades County Sheriff’s Office says it has lost phone service and is working to restore it. They are currently forwarding all 911 calls to Hendry County.
Glades County has opened the following shelters ahead of Hurricane Ian’s arrival.
West Glades School will be open. The shelter is pet-friendly, but pets must be kenneled, according to the Glades County Sheriff’s Office.
The shelter is located at 2586 State Hwy 731, LaBelle.
There is a special needs shelter is located at the LJ Nobles Center/Hope Connections at 475 E. Cowboy Way, LaBelle.
Sexual Offenders in need of shelter will report to the Glades County Sheriff’s Office, the sheriff’s office said.