Claire Brannigan, left, peaks around the corner to talk to her husband, Senator Joe Brannigan of Maine, before they shower in the home of Phil McCabe on Friday afternoon. McCabe, owner of the Inn on Fifth and and McCabe's Irish Pub and Grill, offered the use of the bathrooms and showers in his personal home to his hotel guests because the hotel has no hot water due to a ruptured natural gas line in Fort Myers. Lexey Swall/Staff
When the natural gas pumped into thousands of businesses and residents ran dry, Inn on 5th owner Phil McCabe stepped in and offered the use of his house. Patrons took hot showers in his house and hotel employees used his laundry dryers to keep fresh linens flowing.
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