Five Dead After Florida Nursing Home Goes Without Air Conditioning

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Emergency workers at Memorial Regional Hospital in Hollywood, Fla., on Wednesday.

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Jason Henry for The New York Times

Five people are dead and 115 have been evacuated from the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills, a nursing home in Hollywood, Fla., on Wednesday according to the city’s police chief, Tom Sanchez. Jean Linder, a cook at the facility, said the nursing home had power but no air conditioning in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, which hit the region over the weekend.

A sign at the facility said it is owned by Larkin Community Hospital.

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