Irma: Five dead at Florida nursing home left without power

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Five people died at a nursing home in Hollywood, Florida, in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, officials said Wednesday.

WSVN-TV reported that the evacuations and deaths occurred at The Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills due to intense heat and no power.

"To my knowledge and to my understanding, what I have right now, there's a total of five deaths from the same facility", Sharief said.

Hollywood police did not immediately respond to a request for comment from PEOPLE.

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Reports say that at least a dozen people in the United States were killed by Irma, which hit the Florida Keys on Sunday morning as a Category 4 hurricane.

Police evacuated some 120 residents on Wednesday from the facility, which the storm left without air conditioning. The fuse needed to maintain the air-conditioning unit was broken as Hurricane Irma passed through the area. He said he had been trying to have the unit fixed for days. The nursing home was one of them.

Information from the Associated Press and WPLG-TV was used in this report.

The temperature in Hollywood for Wednesday is expected to get up to 88 degrees with 74% humidity.

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