WATCH: Hurricane Ian’s devastation captured in videos

Ian becomes a Category 4 hurricane snapping trees and bringing storm surge through neighborhoods in southwest Florida.

Ian formed as a Tropical Storm in the Southern Caribbean Sea on Sept. 23. Five days later, on Sept. 28, Hurricane Ian slammed the southwest Florida coast. Video images capture Ian’s wrath.

In Fort Myers Beach

In Pine Island

Punishing wind and waves from Hurricane Ian hit Pine Island in Lee County Wednesday.

In Sanibel

In Naples

Naples fire rescue pushes firetruck out of station in waist-high water after it started to smoke.

In Marco Island

Marco Island police capture video of neighborhood's flooded streets after devastating Hurricane Ian.

In Bradenton

Hurricane Ian delivers a wallop to southwest Florida including water rising in Bradenton

About the Author:

Michelle F. Solomon is the podcast producer/reporter/host of Local 10's original, true-crime podcast The Florida Files and a digital journalist for Local 10.com.