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Five Dead at Hollywood Nursing Home Left Without Power After Irma

Five Dead at Hollywood Nursing Home Left Without Power After Irma

Five people are dead at a Florida nursing home after the building's air-conditioning broke during Hurricane Irma.

But it's not only residents of nursing homes who are at risk, said Dr. David Wein, chief of emergency medicine at Tampa General Hospital.

While the causes of their deaths were not immediately clear, the entire facility was evacuated due to the cooling issues.

Police have opened a criminal investigation into the deaths, which come four days after the coastal U.S. state was battered by category three winds of up to 130mph.

The death toll has reached eight at a Florida nursing home that lacked air conditioning after Hurricane Irma, and three agencies have launched investigations into the tragedy. The eight deaths were reported to be heat-related, as the nursing home lost air conditioning during the storm, according to USA Today.

As of Friday afternoon, 177 assisted living facilities and 40 nursing homes in Florida had reported evacuations, according to state officials.

Most of the deceased were treated for respiratory distress, dehydration and heat-related issues. "New people, new faces all are tough on Alzheimer's patients, so if we can keep the semblance of the routine and order going, that is going to help".

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"If they find that anyone wasn't acting in the best interests of their patients, we will hold them accountable to the fullest extent of the law", the governor said.

"I am absolutely heartbroken to learn of news reports of the deaths of multiple individuals in a nursing home in Broward Count, he said".

Television footage showed rescue crews arriving at the facility shortly after 7.30am on Wednesday and patients sitting outside in wheelchairs.

There were still more than nine-million people across the state without power on Wednesday, and utility officials say it could be another week or more until power is fully restored.

Hurricane Irma first made landfall Sunday in the Florida Keys.

Across Florida, powerless residents are forced to deal with spoiled food in warm refrigerators, cellphones losing battery and service, and high temperatures increasing risk of heatstroke for the young and old.

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