Number of dead rises to 8 after Florida nursing home left without power by Irma

Close

At Least 8 Dead After Irma Leaves Nursing Home Without Power

At Least 5 Dead After Irma Leaves Nursing Home Without Power

- A criminal investigation was launched as the number of deaths in a nursing home in Hollywood, Florida, increased to eight on Wednesday afternoon. The home was evacuated Wednesday morning, days after Hurricane Irma knocked out power, creating dangerous conditions for the elderly residents.

>> Read more trending news

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

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

Close

Irma Aftermath In Florida

Related

Close

police lights

artolympic/Getty Images/iStockphoto

Download Our App!

Listen on Alexa!

Y100 Concerts

Y100 Rodeo

8 Man Jam

Mobile Apps

Everything you love about y100fm.com and more! Tap on any of the buttons below to download our app.

AMAZON ALEXA

Enable our Skill today to listen live at home on your Alexa Devices!