Ninth patient in Florida nursing home impacted by Irma dies
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A ninth person has died after a Florida nursing home lost air conditioning when a tree knocked out power to the facility during Hurricane Irma, exposing the home's residents to extreme temperatures, ABC News reported on Tuesday.  

Carlos Canal, 94, passed away on Tuesday in the rehabilitation center at the Hollywood Hills facility due to unknown causes, according to a statement from the Hollywood Police Department. 

A total of 119 people from the nursing home were evacuated and admitted to the nearby Memorial Regional Hospital. The staff had worked for three days to keep the residents cool after the air conditioning failed.

Some patients admitted into the hospital had body temperatures of up to 106 degrees, ABC News reported, and several patients came into the emergency room with "extraordinarily high temperatures," staff from the hospital said. 

Three different agencies are investigating the incident, and there is one criminal investigation looking into whether the deaths were because of heat-related causes, an official for the City of Hollywood told CNN. Police officers have been granted a search warrant for their investigation. 

Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) has ordered that no more patients be admitted into the facility and said in a tweet that he is "outraged" over the deaths. 

"If they find that this facility was not meeting the state's high standards of care, they will be held accountable to the fullest extent of the law," he said in a statement regarding the investigation.