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A house on Sullivan's Island shows its windows covered in preparation for Tropical Storm Irma hit Sullivan's Island, S.C., Monday, Sept. 11, 2017. The house, however, lost its roof after the storm went through the area. The names on the cardboard are of other named storms that the house had survived, the house owner said. (AP Photo/Mic Smith)83
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.
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