8 dead, over 100 evacuated from Florida nursing home due to intense heat, loss of power

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The number of deaths at a nursing home in Florida in connection with Hurricane Irma has risen to eight. 

The office of the Broward Medical Examiner and Trauma Services issued a news release Wednesday afternoon with the names of the victims.  The deceased were residents at The Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills and range in age from 71 to 99.