Thank you for sharing!

Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided.
The Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills, confirmed that it had a prolonged power failure to the transformer which powered the facility's air conditioning system as a result of Extreme Category 5 Hurricane Irma ."Three died at the nursing home, and three others died after being transported to Memorial Healthcare System facilities, city officials said on September 13, 2017 in Hollywood, Florida. (Photo: mpi122/MediaPunch/IPX)

Updated 5:30 p.m. EST

(Bloomberg) – Police are conducting a criminal investigation after eight people in a Hollywood, Florida, nursing home died after Hurricane Irma knocked out power to the facility, as millions of utility customers were still without electricity following the storm’s sweep through the state.

Want to continue reading?
Become a Free
PropertyCasualty360 Digital Reader.


  • All PropertyCasualty360.com news coverage, best practices, and in-depth analysis.
  • Educational webcasts, resources from industry leaders, and informative newsletters.
  • Other award-winning websites including BenefitsPRO.com and ThinkAdvisor.com.

Already have an account?



Join PropertyCasualty360

Don’t miss crucial news and insights you need to make informed decisions for your P&C insurance business. Join PropertyCasualty360.com now!

  • Unlimited access to PropertyCasualty360.com - your roadmap to thriving in a disrupted environment
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including BenefitsPRO.com, ThinkAdvisor.com and Law.com
  • Exclusive discounts on PropertyCasualty360, National Underwriter, Claims and ALM events

Already have an account? Sign In Now
Join PropertyCasualty360

Copyright © 2021 ALM Media Properties, LLC. All Rights Reserved.