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MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Kindred Hospital in Fort Lauderdale had to be evacuated Friday afternoon due to a power outage, fire officials said.

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Hospital staff, located at 1516 E. Las Olas Blvd., became concerned about critically ill patients requiring ventilators and wanted them moved, according to Fort Lauderdale Deputy Fire Chief Timothy Heiser.

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Patients were taken to Broward Health Medical Center before power was restored, according to authorities.

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Aerial footage from Chopper 4 showed numerous ambulances outside the hospital.