5 dead after Florida nursing home loses power due to Irma

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Five people are dead after the evacuation of a Hollywood, Florida, nursing home left without power after Hurricane Irma, officials said Wednesday morning. No information has been released on the conditions of the other residents.

Hollywood police did not immediately respond to a request for comment from PEOPLE. The building has been sealed off while police investigate. Multiple stretchers are also on site.

She didn't name the specific facility, although local media reports have identified it as the Rehabilitation Center of Hollywood Hills.

A phone number has been set up for family members to check on their loved ones: 954-265-1074. He said he's been calling Florida Power & Light for days to get it fixed.

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Information from the Associated Press and WPLG-TV was used in this report.

Tuesday's low temperature in Hollywood, according to the National Weather Service, was 79 degrees.

This is a developing story.

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