Maria Poot, a housekeeping employee at The Inn on Fifth, does takes laundry out of the home of hotel owner Phil McCabe on Friday afternoon. Because of a ruptured natural gas line in Fort Myers, the hotel has not hot water. McCabe is doing all of the hotel's laundry in his personal home a couple of blocks away from the hotel. He also offered the use of the bathrooms and showers in his personal home to his hotel guests. 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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