At Least 6 Dead At Florida Nursing Home Without Power After Irma
At Least 6 Dead At Florida Nursing Home Without Power After Irma
CNN Jeffrey Nova
14 September, 2017, 01:19
Police and fire crews began evacuating Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills after the deaths there.
Kitchen worker Jean Lindor told the Miami paper that a generator had been used to cook - but not to power the air-conditioning system.
Florida Power & Light said on Wednesday it had provided power to part of a nursing home that housed six residents who died after the facility lost electricity due to Hurricane Irma, adding that it was not on a county priority list for emergency power restoration. Authorities said other people at the facility were being evacuated to other locations.
Michel is a licensed medical doctor in Florida but now is not practicing in the state, according to the Florida Department of Health. Then, police responded to a 911 call and found three people dead and others in struggling health. "I don't know if she is dead or alive", Ms. Mitchell said.
"Once we determined we had multiple deaths... we made the decision to evacuate", said Hollywood Police Chief Tom Sanchez. The air conditioning was working when he left Tuesday night, he said, but when he returned Wednesday, it was not running. That includes eight people who died in Monroe County, which includes the Keys, because of and/or during Hurricane Irma, county spokeswoman Cammy Clark said. Several people are also in critical condition.
The Associated Press reported that before the deaths at the Hollywood nursing home, Irma was blamed for a combined 19 fatalities in Florida, Georgia and SC.
"We need to make sure we're doing everything we can to keep our seniors safe during this hard time", he said.
"We're conducting a criminal investigation into the deaths that occurred here", Hollywood Police Chief Tomas Sanchez explained during a Wednesday press conference.
For many people, the life will never be same after Irma.
Gusts topping 90 miles per hour whipped Miami on Sunday, knocking out power to most of the city's residents. Hollywood Public Affairs Director Raelin Story said there is no official cause of death yet, but a number were having respiratory issues.
In the battered Florida Keys, meanwhile, county officials pushed back against a preliminary estimate from the Federal Emergency Management Agency that 25 percent of all homes in the Keys were destroyed and almost all the rest were heavily damaged.
However, the facility is under the evacuation order, but the evacuation needs to come in effect.
At least 27 people died in Florida and nearby USA states, and destruction was widespread in the Keys, where Irma made initial U.S. landfall on Sunday and became the second major hurricane to strike the mainland this season. Utility officials warned it could take 10 days or more for power to be fully restored.
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