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DONALD TRUMP Visits Hurricane Irma-Ravaged Florida!

DONALD TRUMP Visits Hurricane Irma-Ravaged Florida!

More than 300,000 Florida Power & Light (FPL) customers in Southwest Florida are still without power following Hurricane Irma.

The Hollywood Police Department is conducting a criminal investigation with the help of state, local and federal agencies.

Some residents there awoke sick, the Miami Herald reported.

Several residents from the center could be seen sitting on wheelchairs outside the nursing home next to the hospital.

Elderly residents were evacuated Wednesday morning from the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills which lost power during the storm.

Local10 reports that officials confirmed that five people died at the nursing home in a press conference.

Irma, which decimated the Caribbean as a top-tier Category 5 hurricane before losing strength after repeated landfalls in the continental US, was downgraded to a tropical storm Monday.

Bichachi, who quit over a year ago, said the AC often shut down for two or three days at a time, baking the air in the 152-bed facility.

Before the hurricane smashed into the U.S. mainland over the weekend, it struck northern Caribbean islands, leaving at least 44 people dead, authorities said.

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Temperatures in South Florida this week have been in the 80s, and the low in Hollywood on Tuesday was 79 degrees.

Of assisted living facilities, 193 were on generators, 1,978 had power, 182 reported being closed and 177 reported post-storm evacuations.

"There's nothing we can do", Long told Local10.

Scott on Saturday blamed the nursing home for what he described as its failure to protect life.

"I am going to aggressively demand answers on how this tragic event took place", Florida Governor Rick Scott said in a statement. Larkin bought what was then called Hollywood Hills Nursing Home and Hollywood Pavilion Hospital in a 2015 bankruptcy auction after fallout from Medicare fraud convictions sunk both facilities.

"Most of the patients have been treated for respiratory distress, dehydration and heat-related issues", Dr.

The Florida Health Care Association, an advocacy group for long term care providers, Thursday called the Broward County deaths an "isolated incident" and "not representative of the larger long term care profession in Florida".

Police also started evacuating 79 residents of another nursing home in North Miami Beach on Wednesday, citing similar safety concerns about lack of air conditioning. Sanchez said precautionary checks would be done on Hollywood's 42 other nursing homes. We will be restoring power day and night.

"I am strong but.it just gets overwhelming", said Glades County resident Patty Register.