5 dead, 120 evacuated at Florida nursing home after Hurricane Irma
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Five people have died at a South Florida nursing home that lost power due to Hurricane Irma, according to WSVN, a Miami TV station. 

Police evacuated 120 residents from the Hollywood, Fla., facility due to intense heat. 

Broward County Mayor Barbara Sharief (D) said three of the deaths took place at the nursing home, while two others occurred as the residents were being transported to a hospital. 

Sharief said it is not known if the deaths were related to the heat. 

An official told WSVN that there was a generator at the facility, but it is unclear if the it was working. 

The development comes as Florida recovers from Hurricane Irma, which made landfall in the state on Sunday.

Roughly 3.8 million homes and businesses in the state have been left without power after the storm, according to The Orlando Sentinel. 

Florida Power & Light Co. restored power to 2.3 million customers as of Tuesday night. 

Irma, which made landfall in Florida as a Category 4 hurricane, claimed the lives of more than five dozen people across the Caribbean.