Broward County

Power Outage Causes Partial Evacuation at Assisted Living Facility in Dania Beach

A portion of the building at The Residence at Dania Beach at 150 Stirling Road lost power around 12:30 p.m., Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue officials said

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A power outage led to a partial evacuation at an assisted living facility in Dania Beach Friday, officials said.

A portion of the building at The Residence at Dania Beach at 150 Stirling Road lost power around 12:30 p.m., Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue officials said.

Officials said the facility has 113 residents, and most were moved to an area that still had air conditioning. The power was later restored, officials said.

CHOPPER FOOTAGE: A power outage led to a partial evacuation at an assisted living facility in Dania Beach Friday, officials said.

Of the residents, 13 who are COVID-19-positive were evacuated and taken to local hospitals out of an abundance of caution, officials said.

The Covid patients had been in isolation at the facility and weren't in distress, officials said.

The cause of the power outage was unknown.

Check back with NBC 6 for updates.

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