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17 September 2017, 02:27 | Devin Moran
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At least six elderly people are dead after Hurricane Irma knocked out power to a Florida nursing home, authorities said. Some 4.2 million homes and businesses were still without power on Wednesday in Florida and neighboring states, down from a peak outage tally of 7.4 million customers on Monday.
Hollywood police have begun a criminal investigation into the deaths at The Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills, 1200 N 35th Ave.
He said: "We believe at this time they (the deaths) may be related to the loss of power in the storm".
Trump, standing alongside Scott and other Florida officials, said he knows that "at a certain point it ends for you and we can't let it end".
"I am going to work to aggressively demand answers on how this tragic event took place", Governor Rick Scott said in a statement. That left residents to swelter with no air conditioning, and now multiple investigations are under way, although other possible causes of death are being considered, including carbon monoxide poisoning. "The building has been sealed off and we are conducting a criminal investigation inside", Hollywood Police Chief Tomas Sanchez told reporters on Wednesday.
"This is an inexcusable tragedy that frail patients would die of heat exhaustion without it being recognized and taking them to the hospital next door", Florida Senator Bill Nelson, a Democrat, said in a statement Wednesday.
With the assistance of Memorial Healthcare System - Memorial Regional Hospital is across the street - officers and firefighters evacuated 115 people from the center and Larkin Community Hospital. "We saw that there were a number of people in respiratory distress and other distress" as rescuers arrived on scene, a spokeswoman said.
Mr Trump handed out sandwiches to residents, while Vice President Mike Pence and First Lady Melania Trump offered them bananas.
Its highest storm surge, 10 feet (2.5 meters) was on Florida's southwestern coast and caused some of the worst flooding in northeast Florida, Georgia and SC. Most residents had left by then and police have barred re-entry to most of the Keys to allow more time to restore electricity and medical service and bring water, food and fuel.
On Wednesday, he climbed down from what had been the upper floor of his home on a ladder, wearing only underwear and flip-flops because the wind blew away his clean clothes.
As of Thursday, no one has taken responsibility for circumstances that led to eight Hollywood nursing home patients death. And my trousers, my phone, my wallet are all gone. I wasn't there. I hope the truth comes out.
Trump addressed what he called the "very special problem" in the Florida Keys, where 90 percent of homes had at least some damage, according to FEMA.
"...met in March with Broward County officials to discuss hurricane preparations, but that the officials had not flagged the nursing home as "top-tier" critical infrastructure that would need power first".
An official confirmed to ABC News that a visit by the president to the U.S. Virgin Islands, which was also hit by the hurricane, is a possibility, and said that if it does occur, it wouldn't happen until next week at the earliest.
French President Emmanuel Macron visited St. Barts on Wednesday to offer support and solidarity to the islanders, after his government was criticized for not doing enough to prepare and help France's Caribbean territories hit by Irma last week.
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