Family With Placerville Roots Stranded In Caribbean By Hurricane Irma

[Macy Jenkins, CBS Sacramento]

Originally from Placerville and Shingle Springs, the family is now scattered all over the West Coast. They were excited to meet on the Caribbean island...

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – A family vacation in the Caribbean left eight people stranded when Hurricane Irma swept through. Seven adults and a baby survived the storm but now, they’re trying to figure out a way to get back home.

“We tried to get out but we could not get out so we had to ride it out,” said Peggy Wood, from a hotel in the Caribbean.

Originally from Placerville and Shingle Springs, the family is now scattered all over the West Coast. They were excited to meet on the Caribbean island of Turks and Caicos...

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