A man fell off a roof Thursday after he attempted to remove a solar water heater, Miami-Dade County Fire Rescue.
He was then taken to an area trauma center for treatment.
Lt. Felipe Lay said he urges the community to prepare for Irma, but to do so safely.
Using gloves, securing ladders and hydrating can help prevent an accident.
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