At least 6 dead from nursing home that lost power in Florida

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Broward County Mayor Barbara Sharief says five people have died from a Florida nursing home that had lost power after Hurricane Irma roared through the state. (KTRK)

Broward County Mayor Barbara Sharief says six people have died from a Florida nursing home that had lost power after Hurricane Irma roared through the state.

Police and fire crews began evacuating the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills on Wednesday morning. Sharief confirmed during a news conference that three residents died at the center and three others died at the hospital.

As of 9:30 a.m. all 115 patients from the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills had been evacuated to area hospitals.
The causes of the deaths are currently under investigation. The Hollywood Police Department is currently conducting a criminal investigation into this situation to determine the circumstances that led to the patient deaths.
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