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8 dead in Florida nursing home left without power by Irma

by: Theresa Seiger, Cox Media Group National Content Desk Updated:

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. - Eight people have died after a nursing home in Hollywood, Florida, was evacuated Wednesday morning, days after it lost power as  Hurricane Irma swept through the region, according to multiple reports.

Paramedics were called around 7:30 a.m. Wednesday to the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills, WPLGreported.

The center is a 152-bed, skilled nurse facility and is located across the street from the Memorial Regional Hospital, according to the center’s website.

Check back for updates on this developing story.