1 dead, others evacuated at Hollywood nursing home without power after Irma

A Hollywood nursing home resident died Wednesday morning in a building left without air conditioning after Irma blasted South Florida, according to authorities at the scene.

Hollywood Fire Rescue evacuated residents from Hollywood Hills Nursing Home, 1200 N 35th Ave., after some residents awoke sick. Like many places in South Florida, the nursing home has been without power since being blasted by tropical storm winds with hurricane gusts on the edge of Hurricane Irma.

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

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