As Hurricane Ian rolled out into the Atlantic, first responders began rushing in to help those damaged by the storm on Wednesday and Thursday. These brave men and women put themselves into harm’s way in order to help those in need.
With so many needs in so many areas, professionals and volunteers alike are heading to the regions most impacted by the storm. From firefighters and police officers to electrical workers and members of the U.S. Coast Guard, these first responders are the true heroes of this tragic week.
Check out the pictures and videos below to see these brave men and women in action: