President Trump in Florida for Hurricane Irma briefings

Source: MGN

(CBS) -- President Trump is in Florida on Thursday to meet with first responders and local government officials to hear about the impacts of Hurricane Irma.

Mr. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump arrived at the Fort Myers area and also plan to visit the Naples area during their visit. CBS News reports that Vice President Pence also joined the president on the trip.

President Trump tweeted Thursday morning that he would be visiting the area to see "our GREAT first responders and to thank the U.S. Coast Guard, FEMA etc."

He called the impacts a "real disaster" and said there was "much work do."