ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — People have evacuated their homes in the Orlo Vista neighborhood in Orange County.
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Crews used boats to get people out Thursday after the worst from Hurricane Ian passed Central Florida.
Photos: Homes remain flooded by Hurricane Ian in Orange County’s Orlo Vista neighborhood
Orlo Vista is known for flooding during hurricanes.
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Homes in the area were still swallowed by stormwater Friday morning.
Extensive flooding damage in Orlo Vista. Homes, streets swallowed by water. This neighborhood is notorious for flooding, but neighbors says this is the WORST they’ve ever seen. @WFTV pic.twitter.com/cDvr0Hx12q— Christy Turner (@CTurnerWFTV) September 30, 2022
The National Guard was called out to help with the rescue efforts.
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It’s unclear how many homes were damaged.
Orange county was pumping water out of retention ponds before the storm., but it wasn’t enough.
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