Photo of the Week: Florida nursing home evacuation

Orange County Fire Rescue Department crewmembers and other teams transported people from medical centers and away from Hurricane Ian


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By EMS1 Staff

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. —Orange County Fire Rescue Department crewmembers evacuated residents from the Avante at Orlando nursing home Thursday because of flooding from Hurricane Ian. 

Kristen Knapp of the Florida Health Care Association said more than 40 nursing homes were evacuated. 

Full coverage of the storm and first responders' efforts and experiences is here. 

Photo/Orange County Fire Rescue Department

 

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