‘Red flag’ calls sig­naled deaths at nurs­ing home

Dayton Daily News - - NATION & WORLD -

on,” said Frum, who grabbed a col­league and hur­ried across the street. When they ar­rived, paramedics were treat­ing a crit­i­cally ill pa­tient near the en­trance. She saw har­ried staff mem­bers try­ing to get pa­tients into a room where fans were blow­ing. The cen­ter had some elec­tric­ity, but not enough to power the air con­di­tion­ing.

The Re­ha­bil­i­ta­tion Cen­ter said the hur­ri­cane knocked out a trans­former that pow­ered the air con­di­tion­ing. The cen­ter said that Florida Power and Light re­peat­edly promised it would fix the trans­former, but the util­ity did not show up un­til Wed­nes­day morn­ing. FP&L re­fused to an­swer any ques­tions about the case.


Mes­sages left at the Re­ha­bil­i­ta­tion Cen­ter of Hol­ly­wood Hills nurs­ing home after eight peo­ple died at the nurs­ing home.

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