Tracking the Tropics
Residents evacuated from Tampa retirement home
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Officials say nearly 100 residents of a Tampa retirement community were evacuated following a flood scare.
Staff at Sunrise Village Retirement Homes decided to evacuate Monday, with water from Tropical Storm Debby already rising up to the building.
The Tampa Bay Times reports that the evacuation was voluntary, and residents were being taken by bus to other Sunrise Village facilities.
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