Irma’s wrath kills 6 se­niors

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Florida au­thor­i­ties said six nurs­ing home res­i­dents died in­side a build­ing that was with­out power in the wake of Hur­ri­cane Irma’s bat­ter­ing.

The nurs­ing home was ap­par­ently swel­ter­ing in the muggy weather and lack­ing power and air­con­di­tion­ing. Emer­gency per­son­nel evac­u­ated 115 other pa­tients at the Re­ha­bil­i­ta­tion Cen­ter at Hol­ly­wood Hills.

The build­ing had turned into a vir­tual oven with­out the cool air.

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